George Hunter (boxer)

George Hunter (22 July 1927 – 12 December 2004) was a professional boxer from South Africa, who competed in the Light Heavyweight division during his career as an amateur. He was born in Brakpan. His father was born in Durban and his mother was born Pretoria. All four of his grandparents were from England.[1]

George Hunter
Personal information
Born22 July 1927
Died12 December 2004(2004-12-12) (aged 77)
Medal record

Amateur careerEdit

Hunter represented his native country at the Summer Olympics of 1948, and was awarded the Val Barker Trophy for Outstanding Boxer at the Olympic Games.


  1. ^ George Hunter: Boxer – Profile

External linksEdit

  • George Hunter's profile at databaseOlympics
  • Boxing record for George Hunter from BoxRec (registration required)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "George Hunter". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 19 October 2014.