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Boxing at the 1972 Summer Olympics

These are the final results for the boxing competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics. The competition was held from 27 August to 10 September with the participation of 357 fighters from 81 countries.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light flyweight
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György Gedó
 Hungary
Kim U-gil
 North Korea
Ralph Evans
 Great Britain
Enrique Rodríguez
 Spain
Flyweight
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Georgi Kostadinov
 Bulgaria
Leo Rwabwogo
 Uganda
Leszek Blazynski
 Poland
Douglas Rodríguez
 Cuba
Bantamweight
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Orlando Martínez
 Cuba
Alfonso Zamora
 Mexico
Ricardo Carreras
 United States
George Turpin
 Great Britain
Featherweight
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Boris Kuznetsov
 Soviet Union
Philip Waruinge
 Kenya
András Botos
 Hungary
Clemente Rojas
 Colombia
Lightweight
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Jan Szczepański
 Poland
László Orbán
 Hungary
Samuel Mbugua
 Kenya
Alfonso Pérez
 Colombia
Light welterweight
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Ray Seales
 United States
Angel Angelov
 Bulgaria
Issaka Daborg
 Niger
Zvonimir Vujin
 Yugoslavia
Welterweight
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Emilio Correa
 Cuba
János Kajdi
 Hungary
Dick Murunga
 Kenya
Jesse Valdez
 United States
Light middleweight
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Dieter Kottysch
 West Germany
Wiesław Rudkowski
 Poland
Alan Minter
 Great Britain
Peter Tiepold
 East Germany
Middleweight
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Vyacheslav Lemeshev
 Soviet Union
Reima Virtanen
 Finland
Prince Amartey
 Ghana
Marvin Johnson
 United States
Light heavyweight
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Mate Parlov
 Yugoslavia
Gilberto Carrillo
 Cuba
Janusz Gortat
 Poland
Isaac Ikhouria
 Nigeria
Heavyweight
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Teófilo Stevenson
 Cuba
Ion Alexe
 Romania
Peter Hussing
 West Germany
Hasse Thomsén
 Sweden

Contents

Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  György Gedo   Hungary
  Kim U-Gil   North Korea
  Ralph Evans   Great Britain
  Enrique Rodríguez   Spain

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Second roundEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit


Flyweight (– 51 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Georgi Kostadinov   Bulgaria
  Leo Rwabwogo   Uganda
  Leszek Blazynski   Poland
  Douglas Rodríguez   Cuba

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

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Bantamweight (– 54 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Orlando Martínez   Cuba
  Alfonso Zamora   Mexico
  George Turpin   Great Britain
  Ricardo Carreras   United States

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SemifinalsEdit

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Featherweight (– 57 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Boris Kuznetsov   Soviet Union
  Philip Waruinge   Kenya
  Clemente Rojas   Colombia
  Andras Botos   Hungary

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SemifinalsEdit

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Lightweight (– 60 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Jan Szczepanski   Poland
  László Orbán   Hungary
  Samuel Mbugua   Kenya
  Alfonso Pérez   Colombia

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SemifinalsEdit

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Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Ray Seales   United States
  Angel Angelov   Bulgaria
  Issaka Dabore   Niger
  Zvonimir Vujin   Yugoslavia

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SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

Welterweight (– 67 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Emilio Correa   Cuba
  János Kajdi   Hungary
  Jesse Valdez   United States
  Richard Murunga   Kenya

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

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Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Dieter Kottysch   West Germany
  Wiesław Rudkowski   Poland
  Peter Tiepold   East Germany
  Alan Minter   Great Britain

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

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Middleweight (– 75 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Vyacheslav Lemeshev   Soviet Union
  Reima Virtanen   Finland
  Prince Amartey   Ghana
  Marvin Johnson   United States

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Mate Parlov   Yugoslavia
  Gilberto Carrillo   Cuba
  Isaac Ikhouria   Nigeria
  Janusz Gortat   Poland

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

Heavyweight (+ 81 kg)Edit

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
  Teófilo Stevenson   Cuba
  Ion Alexe   Romania
  Hasse Thomsén   Sweden
  Peter Hussing   West Germany

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QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba (CUB)3115
2  Soviet Union (URS)2002
3  Hungary (HUN)1214
4  Poland (POL)1124
5  Bulgaria (BUL)1102
6  United States (USA)1034
7  West Germany (FRG)1012
  Yugoslavia (YUG)1012
9  Kenya (KEN)0123
10  Finland (FIN)0101
  Mexico (MEX)0101
  North Korea (PRK)0101
  Romania (ROU)0101
  Uganda (UGA)0101
15  Great Britain (GBR)0033
16  Colombia (COL)0022
17  East Germany (GDR)0011
  Ghana (GHA)0011
  Niger (NIG)0011
  Nigeria (NGR)0011
  Spain (ESP)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (22 nations)11112244


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