Oscar Obert, American handball player, Died at 85


Oscar Obert was born in 1931, and died on June 24, 2016.

He was an American one, three, and four wall National Handball Champion.

He won over 42 open national and world titles (which includes twenty open USHA national titles), more than any other player in the history of the sport.

Himself along with his younger brothers Carl and Ruby, were dominant players in the mid-1950s through to the mid-1960s, winning 92 open national and world titles, including consecutive championships in the early sixties in both singles and doubles.

Oscar Obert was inducted into the Handball Hall of Fame in 1972.

Oscar Obert passed away at 85 years old.