Joseph Vissers

Joseph ("Jos") Vissers (28 November 1928 – 18 April 2006) was a boxer from Belgium, who competed in the Lightweight division during his career.

Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Belgium
Silver medal – second place 1948 London Lightweight

Amateur careerEdit

Vissers was the Olympic Silver Medalist at lightweight in London in 1948, losing to Gerald Dreyer of South Africa in the final.

1948 Olympic resultsEdit

Below are the results of Joseph Vissers, a Belgian lightweight boxer, who competed at the 1948 London Olympics:

  • Round of 32: defeated Billy Barber (Australia) on points
  • Round of 16: defeated Edy Schmidiger (Switzerland) on points
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Eddie Haddad (Canada) on points
  • Semifinal: defeated Wallace Smith (United States) on points
  • Final: lost to Gerald Dreyer (South Africa) on points (was awarded the silver medal)

Pro careerEdit

Vissers turned pro in 1948 and fought primarily in Belgium, retiring in 1951 after an unsuccessful pro career, having won 5 and lost 6 with 3 KO.

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