Boxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Lightweight

The men's lightweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1952 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 60 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 28 July to 2 August 1952. 27 boxers from 27 nations competed.[1]

Lightweight boxing
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueMessuhalli
Dates28 July – 2 August
Competitors27 from 27 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Aureliano Bolognesi  Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Aleksy Antkiewicz  Poland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Gheorghe Fiat  Romania
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Erkki Pakkanen  Finland
← 1948
1956 →

MedalistsEdit

Gold Aureliano Bolognesi
  Italy
Silver Aleksy Antkiewicz
  Poland
Bronze Gheorghe Fiat
  Romania
Bronze Erkki Pakkanen
  Finland

ResultsEdit

Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Erkki Pakkanen Finland BYE
Petros Nazarbegian Iran BYE
Vicente Matute Venezuela BYE
Muhammad Ali Pakistan BYE
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy BYE
Robert Bickle United States TKO 2R Basil Henricus Ceylon
István Juhász Hungary 3 – 0 Luis Albino Uruguay
Clayton Kenny Canada TKO 3R Niels Bertelsen Denmark
Hans-Werner Wohlers Germany 3 – 0 Lyubomir Markov Bulgaria
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 – 0 Benjamin Enríquez Philippines
Frederick Reardon Great Britain KO 3R Roger Cuche Switzerland
Aleksandr Zasukhin Soviet Union 2 – 1 Séraphin Ferrer France
Leopold Potesil Austria 3 – 0 Ju Sang-jeom South Korea
Américo Bonetti Argentina 3 – 0 Johnny van Rensburg South Africa
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 3 – 0 Mohi Din Hamaky Egypt
Kevin Martin Ireland 2 – 1 Marcel Van De Keere Belgium
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Erkki Pakkanen Finland 3 – 0 Petros Nazarbegian Iran
Vicente Matute Venezuela KO 1R Mohammad Ali Pakistan
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 – 1 Robert Bickle United States
István Juhász Hungary 2 – 1 Clayton Kenny Canada
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 – 0 Hans-Werner Wohlers Germany
Frederick Reardon Great Britain 3 – 0 Aleksandr Zasuhin Soviet Union
Americo Bonetti Argentina 3 – 0 Leopold Potesil Austria
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 3 – 0 Kevin Martin Ireland
Third Round (July 31)
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 – 0 Frederick Reardon Great Britain
Erkki Pakkanen Finland 3 – 0 Vicente Matute Venezuela
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 2 – 1 Americo Bonetti Argentina
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 – 1 István Juhász Hungary
Semi-final (August 1)
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 3 – 0 Erkki Pakkanen Finland
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland Walk-over Gheorghe Fiat Romania
Final (August 2)
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 – 1 Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 November 2018.