1997 World Amateur Boxing Championships

The Men's 1997 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary from October 18 to October 26. The ninth edition of this competition, a year after the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA. The tournament saw the increase in the age limit of boxers from (32) years to (35) years of age.

1997 AIBA World Boxing Championships
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Start dateOctober 18, 1997 (1997-10-18)
End dateOctober 26, 1997 (1997-10-26)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba (CUB)43310
2  Russia (RUS)4217
3  Hungary (HUN)2002
4  Romania (ROU)1023
5  Georgia (GEO)1012
6  Germany (GER)0213
7  France (FRA)0112
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0112
9  Mongolia (MGL)0101
  Philippines (PHI)0101
  Ukraine (UKR)0101
12  Italy (ITA)0022
  Turkey (TUR)0022
14  Argentina (ARG)0011
  Armenia (ARM)0011
  Belarus (BLR)0011
  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Czech Republic (CZE)0011
  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Ireland (IRL)0011
  Slovakia (SVK)0011
  South Korea (KOR)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (23 nations)12122448


Medal winnersEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
  Maikro Romero
Cuba
  Roel Velasco
Philippines
  Rudolf Dydi
Slovakia

  Daniel Petrov
Bulgaria

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
  Manuel Mantilla
Cuba
  Ilfat Razyapov
Russia
  Omar Andrés Narváez
Argentina

  Bulat Jumadilov
Kazakhstan

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
  Raimkul Malakhbekov
Russia
  Waldemar Font
Cuba
  Soner Karagöz
Turkey

  Aram Ramazyan
Armenia

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
  István Kovács
Hungary
  Falk Huste
Germany
  Sayan Sanszat
Russia

  Rusinelson Hardy
Cuba

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
  Aleksander Maletin
Russia
  Tumentsetseg Uitumen
Mongolia
  Koba Gogoladze
Georgia

  Shin Eun-Chul
South Korea

Light Welterweight
(– 63,5 kilograms)
  Dorel Simion
Romania
  Paata Gvasalia
Russia
  Tonton Semakala
Sweden

  Lukáš Konecný
Czech Republic

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
  Oleg Saitov
Russia
  Sergiy Dzindziruk
Ukraine
  Juan Hernández Sierra
Cuba

  Marian Simon
Romania

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
  Alfredo Duvergel
Cuba
  Yermakhan Ibraimov
Kazakhstan
  Ercüment Aslan
Turkey

  Adrian Diaconu
Romania

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
  Zsolt Erdei
Hungary
  Ariel Hernández
Cuba
  Dirk Eigenbrodt
Germany

  Jean-Paul Mendy
France

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
  Aleksandr Lebziak
Russia
  Frédéric Serrat
France
  Isael Alvarez
Cuba

  Stephen Kirk
Ireland

Heavyweight
(– 91 kilograms)
  Félix Savón
Cuba
  Mike Hanke
Germany
  Giacobbe Fragomeni
Italy
  Tue Bjørn Thomsen
Denmark
Super Heavyweight
(+ 91 kilograms)
  Georgi Kandelaki
Georgia
  Alexis Rubalcaba
Cuba
  Sergei Liakhovich
Belarus

  Paolo Vidoz
Italy

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