Boxing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Light heavyweight

The men's light heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1972 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 81 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 28 August to 10 September 1972. 28 boxers from 28 nations competed.[1]

Light heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueBoxing Hall, Munich
Dates28 August – 10 September
Competitors28 from 28 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Mate Parlov  Yugoslavia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Gilberto Carrillo  Cuba
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Janusz Gortat  Poland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Isaac Ikhouria  Nigeria
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Gold Mate Parlov
Silver Gilberto Carrillo
Bronze Janusz Gortat
Bronze Isaac Ikhouria


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

Rank Name Country
1 Mate Parlov   Yugoslavia
2 Gilberto Carrillo   Cuba
3T Janusz Gortat   Poland
3T Isaac Ikhouria   Nigeria
5T Harald Skog   Norway
5T Nikolay Anfimov   Soviet Union
5T Rudi Hornig   West Germany
5T Miguel Ángel Cuello   Argentina
9T Ernesto Sánchez   Venezuela
9T Seifu Mekonnen   Ethiopia
9T Waldemar de Oliveira   Brazil
9T Ahmed Mahmoud Aly   Egypt
9T Ray Russell   United States
9T Guglielmo Spinello   Italy
9T Marian Culineac   Romania
9T Imre Tóth   Hungary
17T Anton Schär   Switzerland
17T Nghlhav Mehtabs Singh   India
17T Georgi Stankov   Bulgaria
17T Gombyn Zorig   Mongolia
17T Jaroslav Král   Czechoslovakia
17T Steven Thega   Kenya
17T Henri Moreau   France
17T Samson Laizer   Tanzania
17T Oliver Wright   Jamaica
17T Ottomar Sachse   East Germany
17T Noureddine Aman Hassan   Chad
17T Matthias Ouma   Uganda

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  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's Light Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2018.