Boxing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Light welterweight

The men's light welterweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1972 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 63.5 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 30 August to 10 September 1972. 32 boxers from 32 nations competed.[1]

Light welterweight boxing
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueBoxing Hall, Munich
Dates30 August – 10 September
Competitors32 from 32 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ray Seales  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Angel Angelov  Bulgaria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Issake Dabore  Niger
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Zvonimir Vujin  Yugoslavia
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Gold Ray Seales
  United States
Silver Angel Angelov
Bronze Issake Dabore
Bronze Zvonimir Vujin


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

Rank Name Country
1 Ray Seales   United States
2 Angel Angelov   Bulgaria
3T Issake Dabore   Niger
3T Zvonimir Vujin   Yugoslavia
5T Andrés Molina   Cuba
5T Graham Moughton   Great Britain
5T Bantow Srisook   Thailand
5T Kyoji Shinohara   Japan
9T Jim Montague   Ireland
9T Anatoly Kamnev   Soviet Union
9T Emilio Villa   Colombia
9T Sodnomyn Gombo   Mongolia
9T Walter Gómez   Argentina
9T Calistrat Cuțov   Romania
9T Park Tae-sik   South Korea
9T Laudiel Negrón   Puerto Rico
17T Nosra Vakil Monfard   Iran
17T Ulrich Beyer   East Germany
17T Roy Johnson   Bermuda
17T Pentti Saarman   Finland
17T Timsah Okalo Mulwal   Sudan
17T Malang Balouch   Pakistan
17T Robert Mwakosya   Tanzania
17T Yotham Kunda   Zambia
17T Luis Contreras   Venezuela
17T Krzysztof Pierwieniecki   Poland
17T Ernesto Bergamasco   Italy
17T Mohamed Muruli   Uganda
17T Abdou Fall   Senegal
17T Emmanuel Lawson   Ghana
17T Obisia Nwakpa   Nigeria
17T Fekrou Gabreselassie   Ethiopia

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  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's Light Welterweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 December 2018.