Kamel Abboud (born 30 September 1961)[1] is an Algerian boxer. He competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in the men's welterweight division.[2] He tied for ninth place with seven other competitors.[3]

Kamel Abboud
Personal information
Born (1961-09-30) 30 September 1961 (age 62)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)

Early life


Kamel trained at the Béjaïa boxing school, considered to be the best at the national level at the time he was training.[4]

Significant Competitions


He won the gold medal in the lightweight division at the 1979 African Boxing Championship.[5]

He competed in the welterweight division at the 1981 CISM Championships held at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. He lost to Tim Christensen (USA) in the quarter-finals.[6]


  1. ^ "Kamel Abboud". Olympics | Games, Medals, Results, News | IOC. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kamel Aboud Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Boxing at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games | Men's Welterweight". SportReference.com. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "Kamel Abboud and Aziz Khouchene, pride of Bougiotes". La Dépêche de Kabylie. June 4, 2008. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "1979 Africa Boxing championships : Kenya takes control | Kenya Page Blog". kenyapage.net. Retrieved 2020-01-21.
  6. ^ "CISM Championships". Amateur Boxing. Retrieved December 27, 2017.