Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Light welterweight

The men's light welterweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1976 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 63.5 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 18 to 31 July 1976. 31 boxers from 31 nations competed.[1]

Light welterweight boxing
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
VenueMaurice Richard Arena, Montreal
Dates18–31 July
Competitors31 from 31 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ray Leonard  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Andrés Aldama  Cuba
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Vladimir Kolev  Bulgaria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kazimierz Szczerba  Poland
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Gold Ray Leonard
  United States
Silver Andrés Aldama
Bronze Vladimir Kolev
Bronze Kazimierz Szczerba


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

Rank Name Country
1 Ray Leonard   United States
2 Andrés Aldama   Cuba
3T Vladimir Kolev   Bulgaria
3T Kazimierz Szczerba   Poland
5T Calistrat Cuţov   Romania
5T Luis Portillo   Argentina
5T József Nagy   Hungary
5T Ulrich Beyer   East Germany
9T Syamsul Anwar Harahap   Indonesia
9T Jesús Sánchez   Dominican Republic
9T Sodnomyn Gombo   Mongolia
9T Francisco de Jesus   Brazil
9T Ernst Müller   West Germany
9T Chris Clarke   Canada
9T Christian Sittler   Austria
9T Clinton McKenzie   Great Britain
17T Jean-Claude Ruiz   France
17T Park Tae-sik   South Korea
17T Sabahattin Burcu   Turkey
17T Jesús Navas   Venezuela
17T Ismael Martínez   Puerto Rico
17T Lasse Friman   Finland
17T Narong Boonfuang   Thailand
17T Valery Limasov   Soviet Union
25T José Manuel Gómet   Spain
25T Siergot Sully   Haiti
25T Ulf Carlsson   Sweden
25T Luis Godoy   Colombia
25T Chand Machiah   India
25T Daniele Zappaterra   Italy
25T Robert Colley   New Zealand

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  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's Light Welterweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 22 December 2018.