Joni Nyman (born September 5, 1962 in Pori) is a retired boxer (pugilist) from Finland, who won a Welterweight Bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where he was defeated in the quarterfinals.
|Born||September 5, 1962(age 58)|
1984 - Los Angeles (as a welterweight)
- Round of 64: bye
- Round of 32: Defeated Georges Ngangue (Cameroon) by decision, 5-0
- Round of 16: Defeated Kieran Joyce (Ireland) by decision, 4-1
- Quarterfinal: Defeated Dwight Frazier (Jamaica) by decision, 5-0
- Semifinal: Lost to An Young-Su (South Korea) by decision, 2-3 (was awarded bronze medal)
1988 (as a welterweight)
Known as "Joltin' Joni", Nyman turned pro in 1988 and had limited success. Nyman retired in 1998 and returned in 2005 for one bout, retiring with a 14-6-1 record.
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