Ben Funk

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Benjamin Franklin Funk (born: June 2, 1902 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States; died: November 1969 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States) was an American amateur boxer who won the 1924 National AAU middleweight title, while boxing at Yale University. Funk would go on to represent the United States in the middleweight class at the 1924 Paris Olympic games. Funk outpointed Australian Raymond Jones in his opening match, before losing his second match to Belgian Joseph Beecken on points. At the time of his appearance in the Olympics, Funk was a student at Yale University.