Bert Schneider (boxer)

Julius Gustav Albert " Bert" Schneider ( born July 1, 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, † 20 February 1986) was a Canadian boxer who celebrated his greatest successes in the 1920s.

Schneider's greatest triumph as an amateur boxer was winning the gold medal in the welterweight division at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp with a victory over the British boxer Alexander Ireland. After his gold medal, he was early 1921 professional boxer, but he was able in his career no more title win. His last of 42 professional fights, of which he won 18 fights and lost 19, he graduated on June 16, 1927 against Joe Gainor, he lost to by technical knockout. He is a member of the Canadian Hall of Fame.