|Full name||Philip Waruinge|
February 3, 1945 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||57 kg (126 lb)|
Waruinge represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1964. He won the bronze medal in Mexico City, Mexico (1968) losing 2:3 to local Antonio Roldan and was awarded the Val Barker Trophy for Outstanding Boxer at the 1968 Olympic Games. Waruinge captured silver in 1972 in Munich, West Germany.
Waruinge turned professional in 1973 as a Super Bantamweight and had limited success. He fought largely in Japan, and in 1976 landed a shot at WBC Bantamweight Title holder Carlos Zarate. Waruinge was outclassed and was KO'ed in the 4th round. He retired after a loss two years later with a record of having Won 14, Lost 10, and Drawn 1.