Boxing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Flyweight

The men's flyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1972 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 51 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 27 August to 10 September 1972. 36 boxers from 36 nations competed.[1]

Flyweight boxing
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueBoxing Hall, Munich
Dates27 August – 10 September
Competitors36 from 36 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Georgi Kostadinov  Bulgaria
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Leo Rwabwogo  Uganda
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Leszek Błażyński  Poland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Douglas Rodríguez  Cuba
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Gold Georgi Kostadinov
Silver Leo Rwabwogo
Bronze Leszek Błażyński
Bronze Douglas Rodríguez


The following boxers took part in the event:[1]

Rank Name Country
1 Georgi Kostadinov   Bulgaria
2 Leo Rwabwogo   Uganda
3T Leszek Błażyński   Poland
3T Douglas Rodríguez   Cuba
5T Yu Jong-man   South Korea
5T Calixto Pérez   Colombia
5T Boris Zoriktuyev   Soviet Union
5T Neil McLaughlin   Ireland
9T Arturo Delgado   Mexico
9T Nyamdashiin Batsüren   Mongolia
9T Tim Dement   United States
9T Chris Ius   Canada
9T Franco Udella   Italy
9T Constantin Gruiescu   Romania
9T Chawalit On-Chim   Thailand
9T Mohamed Selim Soheim   Egypt
17T Salvador Miranda   Nicaragua
17T Chander Narayanan   India
17T Saidi Tambwe   Tanzania
17T Antonio García   Spain
17T Martín Vargas   Chile
17T Ali Gharbi   Tunisia
17T Jan Balouch   Pakistan
17T Ali Ouabbou   Morocco
17T Vanlal Dawla   Myanmar
17T Felix Maina   Kenya
17T Kemal Solunur   Turkey
17T Fujio Nagai   Japan
17T Maurice O'Sullivan   Great Britain
17T Gerd Schubert   West Germany
32T Wilfredo Gómez   Puerto Rico
32T Jorge Acuña   Uruguay
32T Rabah Khaloufi   France
32T Rene Fortaleza   Philippines
32T Jorge Mejía   Ecuador
32T Mohamed Abakkar   Sudan

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  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's Flyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 December 2018.