Boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Super heavyweight

The Super Heavyweight class in the boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics competition was the heaviest class at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. The weight class was open for boxers weighing more than 91 kilograms. The competition in the Alexander Memorial Coliseum started on July 20, 1996 and ended on August 4, 1996.[1]

Super heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueAlexander Memorial Coliseum
Dates23 July – 4 August
Competitors19 from 19 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Wladimir Klitschko  Ukraine
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Paea Wolfgramm  Tonga
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Duncan Dokiwari  Nigeria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Alexei Lezin  Russia
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Qualified boxersEdit

Athlete Notes
  Adalat Mamedov (AZE)
  Sergei Liakhovich (BLR)
  Jean-François Bergeron (CAN) 1st North & Central American Olympic Qualification
  Alexis Rubalcaba (CUB)   1995 Pan American Games[2]
  Petr Horáček (CZE)
  Said Ahmed Ahmed (EGY) 1st African Olympic Qualification
  Josué Blocus (FRA)
  René Monse (GER)   1996 European Championships
  Mohammad Reza Samadi (IRI)   Asian Championships
  Paolo Vidoz (ITA)
  Mikhail Yurchenko (KAZ)
  Duncan Dokiwari (NGR)   1995 All-Africa Games
  Safarish Khan (PAK)
  Alexei Lezin (RUS)   1996 European Championships
  Attila Levin (SWE)   1996 European Championships
  Paea Wolfgramm (TGA)   1995 Oceanian Championships
  Wladimir Klitschko (UKR)   1996 European Championships
  Lawrence Clay-Bey (USA)
  Jesús Guevara (VEN)   1996 South American Championships


Gold Wladimir Klitschko
Silver Paea Wolfgramm
Bronze Duncan Dokiwari
Alexei Lezin


Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Alexei Lezin (RUS) RSC-1
  Mikhail Yurchenko (KAZ) (02:42)
  Alexei Lezin (RUS) 9
  René Monse (GER) 5
  René Monse (GER) 12
  Ahmed El-Said (EGY) 9
  Alexei Lezin (RUS) 1
  Wladimir Klitschko (UKR) 4
  Lawrence Clay-Bey (USA) 8
  Wladimir Klitschko (UKR) 10
  Wladimir Klitschko (UKR) RSC-1
  Attila Levin (SWE) (01:43)
  Jean-François Bergeron (CAN) (00:59)
  Attila Levin (SWE) RSC-1
  Wladimir Klitschko (UKR) 7
  Ədalət Məmmədov (AZE) RSC-2   Paea Wolfgramm (TGA) 3
  Petr Horáček (CZE) (01:10)   Adalat Mamedov (AZE) RSC-1
  Josué Blocus (FRA) RSC-2   Josué Blocus (FRA) (02:11)
  Jesús Guevara (VEN) (02:13)   Adalat Mamedov (AZE) (00:23)
  Duncan Dokiwari (NGR) RSC-3
  Safarish Khan (PAK) (01:25)
  Duncan Dokiwari (NGR) RSC-2   Duncan Dokiwari (NGR) RSC-2
  Mohammad Reza Samadi (IRI) (00:39)   Duncan Dokiwari (NGR) 6
  Paea Wolfgramm (TGA) 7
  Paea Wolfgramm (TGA) 10
  Sergei Liakhovich (BLR) 9
  Paea Wolfgramm (TGA) 17
  Alexis Rubalcaba (CUB) 12
  Alexis Rubalcaba (CUB) RSC-1
  Paolo Vidoz (ITA) (02:39)


  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's Super Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  2. ^ Took over the spot earned by compatriot Leonardo Martínez Fiz at the 1995 Pan American Games

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