Boxing at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Heavyweight

The men's heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1992 Summer Olympics. The weight class allowed boxers of up to 91 kilograms to compete. The competition was held from 28 July to 8 August 1992. 23 boxers from 23 nations competed.[1]

Heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePavelló Club Joventut Badalona
Dates28 July – 8 August
Competitors23 from 23 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Félix Savón  Cuba
2nd place, silver medalist(s) David Izonritei  Nigeria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) David Tua  New Zealand
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Arnold Vanderlyde  Netherlands
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Gold Félix Savón
Silver David Izonritei
Bronze David Tua
  New Zealand
Bronze Arnold Vanderlyde


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

Rank Name Country
1 Félix Savón   Cuba
2 David Izonritei   Nigeria
3T David Tua   New Zealand
3T Arnold Vanderlyde   Netherlands
5T Vojtěch Rückschloss   Czechoslovakia
5T Kirk Johnson   Canada
5T Paul Douglas   Ireland
5T Danell Nicholson   United States
9T Georgios Stefanopoulos   Greece
9T José Ortega   Spain
9T Joseph Akhasamba   Kenya
9T Morteza Shiri   Iran
9T Chae Seong-bae   South Korea
9T Aleksey Chudinov   Unified Team
9T Željko Mavrović   Croatia
9T Bert Teuchert   Germany
17T Emilio Leti   Samoa
17T John Pettersson   Sweden
17T Vidas Markevičius   Lithuania
17T Mark Hulstrøm   Denmark
17T Paul Lawson   Great Britain
17T Elio Ibarra   Argentina
17T Krzysztof Rojek   Poland

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit





  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2019.