Boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Lightweight

The men's lightweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the fourth-lightest contested, and allowed boxers of up to 135.5 pounds (61.2 kilograms). The competition was held from August 21, 1920 to August 24, 1920. 16 boxers from ten nations competed.[1]

Men's lightweight boxing
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueAntwerp Zoo auditorium
DatesAugust 21–24
Competitors16 from 10 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Samuel Mosberg  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Gotfred Johansen  Denmark
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Clarence Newton  Canada
← 1908
1924 →


Round of 16
August 21
August 22
August 23
August 24
  Samuel Mosberg (USA) W  
  Joseph Solvinto (FRA) L       Mosberg (USA) W  
  Frederick Grace (GBR) W     Grace (GBR) L  
  Herman Nak (NED) L         Mosberg (USA) W  
  Richard Beland (RSA) W         Beland (RSA) L  
  Jacques Grégoire (FRA) L       Beland (RSA) W
  Julien Van Muyzen (BEL) W     Van Muyzen (BEL) L  
  Leo Giunchi (ITA) L         Mosberg (USA) W
  Gotfred Johansen (DEN) W         Johansen (DEN) L
  Jean Neys (BEL) L       Johansen (DEN) W  
  Frank Cassidy (USA) W     Cassidy (USA) L  
  Ko Janssens (NED) L         Johansen (DEN) W   Bronze medal bout
  Johan Sæterhaug (NOR) W         Newton (CAN) L  
  Jim Gilmour (GBR) L       Sæterhaug (NOR) L     Newton (CAN) W
  Clarence Newton (CAN) W     Newton (CAN) W       Beland (RSA) L
  Johan Jensen (DEN) L  


  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games:Men's Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 November 2018.


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