Phillip R. Erenberg
Erenberg was a member of the U.S. gymnastics team at the 1932 Los Angeles Games where, for the first time in Olympic history, individual and team competitions were scored separately. Erenberg competed in a new Olympic event, club swinging (or Indian Clubs), and won the silver medal with a total of 26.7 points. One of the America's other gymnasts at the Games was rings' gold medalist, George Gulack.
Erenberg, who emigrated to the United States in 1912 with his family, was the 1932 National AAU Champion in the club swinging event. After attending UCLA, Erenberg (class of 1932) became a doctor in California.
Birth and Death Dates:
b. March 16, 1909 - d. Feb. 2, 1992
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