Simion Cuțov

Simion Cuțov (7 May 1952 – 1993) was a lightweight boxer from Romania who won the European amateur title in 1973 and 1975. He competed at the 1974 World Championships and 1976 and 1980 Olympics and won silver medals in 1974 and 1976. In 1974, he won a gold medal at the Balkan Games.[3] He retired with a record of 20 losses out of 155 bouts. His elder brother Calistrat was also an Olympic boxer.[2]

Simion Cuțov
Simion and Calistrat Cuţov 2.jpg
Simion (left) and Calistrat Cuțov
Personal information
Born7 May 1952
Smârdanul-Nou, Brăila, Romania[1]
ClubDinamo Bucureşti
Coached byGheorghe Bobinaru[2]

1976 Olympic resultsEdit

Below is the record of Simion Cuțov, a Romanian lightweight boxer who competed at the 1976 Montreal Olympics:

  • Round of 64: bye
  • Round of 32: defeated Sylvester Mittee (Great Britain) referee stopped contest in the third round
  • Round of 16: defeated Nelson Calzadilla (Venezuela) by decision, 5-0
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Ove Lundby (Sweden) by decision, 5-0
  • Semifinal: defeated Vassily Solomin (Soviet Union) by decision, 5-0
  • Final: lost to Howard Davis (United States) by decision, 0-5 (was awarded silver medal)


  1. ^ Simion Cuţov.
  2. ^ a b Simion Cuțov. Romanian Olympic Committee
  3. ^ "FIGURI DE LEGENDĂ: Simion Cuţov (1952–1993)" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2014.