Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

These are the results of the boxing competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Medals were awarded in eight weight classes. The competitions were held from 10 to 15 August.[1]

The competition featured prominently in the French film L'as des as (1982), whose main character, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, was the fictitious coach of the French boxing team.

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 179 boxers from 31 nations competed at the Berlin Games:

  Argentina (8)   Czechoslovakia (8)   Great Britain (8)   New Zealand (3)   Switzerland (8)
  Australia (3)   Denmark (8)   Hungary (6)   Norway (6)   United States (8)
  Austria (6)   Egypt (4)   Italy (8)   Philippines (5)   Uruguay (7)
  Belgium (8)   Estonia (2)   Japan (5)   Poland (7)
  Canada (4)   Finland (6)   Luxembourg (5)   Romania (4)
  Chile (4)   France (6)   Mexico (4)   South Africa (6)
  Republic of China (2)   Germany (8)   Netherlands (8)   Sweden (4)

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(−50.8 kg / 112 lb)
details
Willy Kaiser
  Germany
Gavino Matta
  Italy
Louis Laurie
  United States
Bantamweight
(−53.5 kg / 118 lb)
details
Ulderico Sergo
  Italy
Jack Wilson
  United States
Fidel Ortiz
  Mexico
Featherweight
(−57.2 kg / 126 lb)
details
Oscar Casanovas
  Argentina
Charles Catterall
  South Africa
Josef Miner
  Germany
Lightweight
(−61.2 kg / 135 lb)
details
Imre Harangi
  Hungary
Nikolai Stepulov
  Estonia
Erik Ågren
  Sweden
Welterweight
(−66.7 kg / 147 lb)
details
Sten Suvio
  Finland
Michael Murach
  Germany
Gerhard Pedersen
  Denmark
Middleweight
(−72.6 kg / 160 lb)
details
Jean Despeaux
  France
Henry Tiller
  Norway
Raúl Villarreal
  Argentina
Light heavyweight
(−79.4 kg / 175 lb)
details
Roger Michelot
  France
Richard Vogt
  Germany
Francisco Risiglione
  Argentina
Heavyweight
(over 79.4 kg/175 lb)
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Herbert Runge
  Germany
Guillermo Lovell
  Argentina
Erling Nilsen
  Norway

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)2215
2  France (FRA)2002
3  Argentina (ARG)1124
4  Italy (ITA)1102
5  Finland (FIN)1001
  Hungary (HUN)1001
7  Norway (NOR)0112
  United States (USA)0112
9  Estonia (EST)0101
  South Africa (RSA)0101
11  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Mexico (MEX)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (13 nations)88824

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2018.

External linksEdit

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