Boxing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Light heavyweight

The men's light heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1988 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 81 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 21 September to 2 October 1988. 26 boxers from 26 nations competed. Andrew Maynard won the gold medal.[1]

Light heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueJamsil Students' Gymnasium
Dates21 September – 2 October
Competitors26 from 26 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Andrew Maynard  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Nurmagomed Shanavazov  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Damir Škaro  Yugoslavia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Henryk Petrich  Poland
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Gold Andrew Maynard
  United States
Silver Nurmagomed Shanavazov
  Soviet Union
Bronze Damir Škaro
Bronze Henryk Petrich


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

Rank Name Country
1 Andrew Maynard   United States
2 Nurmagomed Shanavazov   Soviet Union
3T Damir Škaro   Yugoslavia
3T Henryk Petrich   Poland
5T Lajos Erős   Hungary
5T Ahmed El-Nagar   Egypt
5T Joseph Akhasamba   Kenya
5T Andrea Magi   Italy
9T Nelson Adams   Puerto Rico
9T Mika Masoe   American Samoa
9T Chris Collins   Grenada
9T Niels Madsen   Denmark
9T Osmond Imadiyi   Nigeria
9T Sione Vaveni Talia'uli   Tonga
9T Brent Kosolofski   Canada
9T Markus Bott   West Germany
17T Terry Dixon   Jamaica
17T Park Byeong-jin   South Korea
17T Rund Kanika   Zaire
17T Deyan Kirilov   Bulgaria
17T Tommy Bauro   Solomon Islands
17T Jeffrey Nedd   Aruba
17T Pua Ulberg   Western Samoa
17T Ahmed El-Masri   Lebanon
17T René Suetovius   East Germany
17T Patrick Lihanda   Uganda

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  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Light Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2019.