1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships

The Men's 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Reno, United States from May 8 to 18. The fourth edition of this competition, held two years before the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA.

1986 AIBA World Boxing Championships
VenueReno-Sparks Convention Center
LocationReno, United States
Start dateMay 8, 1986 (1986-05-08)
End dateMay 18, 1986 (1986-05-18)

Medal tableEdit

  • Puerto Rican Louis Rolon (48 Kg) and American Lauren Ross (81 Kg) were convicted of doping, disqualified and deprived of their silver medals, which were not transferred to other athletes.
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba (CUB)72211
2  United States (USA)3115
3  Soviet Union (URS)1045
4  South Korea (KOR)1012
5  East Germany (GDR)0325
6  Venezuela (VEN)0202
7  Canada (CAN)0101
  Netherlands (NED)0101
9  Bulgaria (BUL)0044
10  Hungary (HUN)0022
  Poland (POL)0022
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0022
13  Brazil (BRA)0011
  Italy (ITA)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
  Turkey (TUR)0011
Totals (16 nations)12102446

Medal winnersEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light flyweight
(48 kg)
  Juan Torres Odelin
Cuba
  Luis Román Rolón1
Puerto Rico
  José Rodrigues
Brazil

  Oh Kwang-soo
South Korea

Flyweight
(51 kg)
  Pedro Orlando Reyes
Cuba
  David Grimán
Venezuela
  János Varadi
Hungary

  Eyüp Can
Turkey

Bantamweight
(54 kg)
  Moon Sung-kil
South Korea
  René Breitbarth
East Germany
  Arnaldo Mesa
Cuba

  Yuri Alexandrov
Soviet Union

Featherweight
(57 kg)
  Kelcie Banks
United States
  Jesus Sollet
Cuba
  Andreas Zülow
East Germany

  Tomasz Nowak
Poland

Lightweight
(60 kg)
  Adolfo Horta
Cuba
  Engels Pedroza
Venezuela
  Orzubek Nazarov
Soviet Union

  Emil Chuprenski
Bulgaria

Light welterweight
(63,5 kg)
  Vassili Shyshov
Soviet Union
  Howard Grant
Canada
  Mirko Puzović
Yugoslavia

  Borislav Abadzhiev
Bulgaria

Welterweight
(67 kg)
  Kenneth Gould
United States
  Candelario Duvergel
Cuba
  Tibor Molnár
Hungary

  Torsten Schmitz
East Germany

Light middleweight
(71 kg)
  Angel Espinosa
Cuba
  Enrico Richter
East Germany
  Manvel Avetisyan
Soviet Union

  Lotfi Ayed
Sweden

Middleweight
(75 kg)
  Darin Allen
United States
  Henry Maske
East Germany
  Julio Quintana
Cuba

  Henryk Petrich
Poland

Light heavyweight
(81 kg)
  Pablo Romero
Cuba
  Loren Ross1
United States
  Damir Škaro
Yugoslavia

  Deyan Kirilov
Bulgaria

Heavyweight
(91 kg)
  Félix Savón
Cuba
  Arnold Vanderlyde
Netherlands
  Svilen Rusinov
Bulgaria

  Michael Bentt
United States

Super heavyweight
(+91 kg)
  Teófilo Stevenson
Cuba
  Alex Garcia
United States
  Vyacheslav Yakovlev
Soviet Union

  Biaggio Chianese
Italy

  • Puerto Rican Louis Rolon (48 Kg) and American Lauren Ross (81 Kg) were convicted of doping, disqualified and deprived of their silver medals, which were not transferred to other athletes.

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