Orlando Maldonado

Orlando Maldonado (born May 21, 1959 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico) is a retired boxer from Puerto Rico, who won the bronze medal in the men's light flyweight (– 48 kg) division at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1] It was the second medal ever for Puerto Rico, after boxer Juan Evangelista Venegas captured the Bronze medal in 1948.

Orlando Maldonado
Medal record
Representing  Puerto Rico
Men's Boxing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Light Flyweight

Amateur careerEdit

Maldonado was the 1977 National Golden Gloves Flyweight champion, while boxing out of Miami, Florida.

Olympic ResultsEdit

Pro careerEdit

Maldonado turned professional in 1977 and in 1983 challenged Rafael Orono for the WBC Super Flyweight Title but lost via TKO. He retired in 1984 with a record of 26-5-2 with 13 KO's.


  1. ^ "Orlando Maldonado". databaseSports.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2010.