György Gedó

György Gedó (born 23 April 1949) is a retired Hungarian light-flyweight boxer. He competed in the 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympics and won a gold medal in 1972. He was the European light-flyweight champion in 1969 and 1971.[1] Gedó is Jewish.[2]

György Gedó
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Personal information
Born23 April 1949 (1949-04-23) (age 71)
Újpest, Hungary
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
ClubVasas, Budapest

1972 Olympic recordEdit

Below are the results of György Gedó, a Hungarian light flyweight boxer who competed at the 1972 Munich Olympics:

  • Round of 32: defeated Surapong Sripirom (Thailand) by a third-round technical knockout
  • Round of 16: defeated Dennis Talbot (Australia) by decision, 5-0
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Volodymyr Ivanov (Soviet Union) by decision, 3-2
  • Semifinal: defeated Ralph Evans (Great Britain) by decision, 5-0
  • Final: defeated Kim U-gil (North Korea) by decision, 5-0 (won gold medal)


  1. ^ György Gedó.
  2. ^ Mike Silver (4 March 2016). Stars in the Ring: Jewish Champions in the Golden Age of Boxing: A Photographic History. Lyons Press. pp. 344–. ISBN 978-1-63076-140-0.