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Who's gold medals were later taken away because US Olympic officials discovered he had played a season of baseball?

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posted Sep 23, 2016 by Deepak Jangid

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Jim Thorpe is considered one of the best athletes of all time. He excelled in football, baseball, basketball, and track and field, and won gold medals for the pentathlon and decathlon during the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. But the International Olympic Committee (IOC) later revoked Thorpe's medals when it was discovered that he played semi-professional baseball before the Summer Games began, which violated his amateur status and eligibility.

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answer Sep 26, 2016 by Abu Anam
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