Pedro Gamarro (January 8, 1955 – May 7, 2019) was an Venezuelan amateur boxer.
|Full name||Pedro José Gamarro|
|Born||January 8, 1955|
|Died||May 7, 2019 (aged 64)|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||67 kg (148 lb)|
Gamarro represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There, he won the silver medal in the welterweight division (– 67 kg) after having lost to Jochen Bachfeld of East Germany in the final. Gamarro's medal was the only one won by the South American nation in Montreal.
Gamarro died in 2019 at the age of 64.
1976 Olympic resultsEdit
Below are the results of Gamarro at the 1976 Montreal Olympics:
- Round of 64: Bye
- Round of 32: Defeated Marijan Beneš (Yugoslavia) by decision, 5-0
- Round of 16: Defeated Emilio Correa (Cuba), when referee stopped the contest in the third round
- Quarterfinal: Defeated Clint Jackson (United States) by decision, 3-2
- Semifinal: Defeated Reinhard Skricek (West Germany) by decision, 3-2
- Final: Lost to Jochen Bachfeld (East Germany) by decision, 2-3 (was awarded silver medal)
- Obituary. World Boxing Association. Retrieved on May 10, 2019.
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