Boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Heavyweight

The Heavyweight class in the boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics competition was the second-heaviest class at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. The weight class was open for boxers weighing up to 91 kilograms. The competition in the Alexander Memorial Coliseum started on 1996-07-20 and ended on 1996-08-04.[1]

Heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueAlexander Memorial Coliseum
Dates21 July – 3 August
Competitors24 from 24 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Felix Savon  Cuba
2nd place, silver medalist(s) David Defiagbon  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Nate Jones  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Luan Krasniqi  Germany
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Gold Felix Savon
Silver David Defiagbon
Bronze Nate Jones
  United States
Luan Krasniqi


Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Nate Jones (USA) RSCI-3
  Fola Okesola (GBR) 2:53
  Nate Jones (USA) 21
  Jiang Tao (CHN) 4
  Charles Kizza (UGA) 7
  Jiang Tao (CHN) 10
  Nate Jones (USA) 10
  David Defiagbon (CAN) 16
  Christophe Mendy (FRA) RSCH-2
  Ovidiu Bali (ROM) 0:44
  Christophe Mendy (FRA) 1:01
  David Defiagbon (CAN) DQ-3
  David Defiagbon (CAN) 15
  Ahmed Omar (KEN) 4
  David Defiagbon (CAN) 2
  Igor Kshinin (RUS) 17   Felix Savon (CUB) 20
  Amrou Moustafa (EGY) 4   Igor Kshinin (RUS) 2
  Luan Krasniqi (GER) 12   Luan Krasniqi (GER) 10
  Ruslan Chagayev (UZB) 4   Luan Krasniqi (GER) 10
  Cathal O'Grady (IRL) 1:40   Serguei Dychkov (BLR) 5
  Garth Da Silva (NZL) RSC-1   Garth Da Silva (NZL) 8
  Sergey Dychkov (BLR) 16   Serguei Dychkov (BLR) 12
  Romans Kuklins (LAT) 6   Luan Krasniqi (GER) 0
  Wojciech Bartnik (POL) 14   Felix Savon (CUB) WO-1
  Lakha Singh (IND) 2   Wojciech Bartnik (POL) 1
  Giorgi Kandelaki (GEO) RET 3   Giorgi Kandelaki (GEO) 6
  Thompson Garcia (ECU) 0:00   Giorgi Kandelaki (GEO) 4
  Young-Sam Ko (KOR) 8   Felix Savon (CUB) 20
  Kwamena Turkson (SWE) 12   Kwamena Turkson (SWE) 2:29
  Andrey Kurnyavka (KGZ) 3   Felix Savon (CUB) KO-1
  Felix Savon (CUB) 9


  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 January 2019.