Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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These are the results of the boxing competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Medals were awarded in 8 weight classes. The competitions were held from August 10, 1936 to August 15, 1936.

The competition featured prominently in the French film L'as des as (1982), whose main character, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, was the fictitious coach of the French boxing team.

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 179 boxers from 31 nations competed at the Berlin Games:

Argentina (8) Czechoslovakia (8) Great Britain (8) New Zealand (3) Switzerland (8)
Australia (3) Denmark (8) Hungary (6) Norway (6) United States (8)
Austria (6) Egypt (4) Italy (8) Philippines (5) Uruguay (7)
Belgium (8) Estonia (2) Japan (5) Poland (7)
Canada (4) Finland (6) Luxembourg (5) Romania (4)
Chile (4) France (6) Mexico (4) South Africa (6)
Republic of China (2) Germany (8) Netherlands (8) Sweden (4)
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Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(-50.8 kg / 112 lb)
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 Willy Kaiser
Germany (GER)
 Gavino Matta
Italy (ITA)
 Louis Laurie
United States (USA)
Bantamweight
(-53.5 kg / 118 lb)
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 Ulderico Sergo
Italy (ITA)
 Jack Wilson
United States (USA)
 Fidel Ortiz
Mexico (MEX)
Featherweight
(-57.2 kg / 126 lb)
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 Oscar Casanovas
Argentina (ARG)
 Charles Catterall
South Africa (RSA)
 Josef Miner
Germany (GER)
Lightweight
(-61.2 kg / 135 lb)
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 Imre Harangi
Hungary (HUN)
 Nikolai Stepulov
Estonia (EST)
 Erik Ågren
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
(-66.7 kg / 147 lb)
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 Sten Suvio
Finland (FIN)
 Michael Murach
Germany (GER)
 Gerhard Pedersen
Denmark (DEN)
Middleweight
(-72.6 kg / 160 lb)
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 Jean Despeaux
France (FRA)
 Henry Tiller
Norway (NOR)
 Raúl Villarreal
Argentina (ARG)
Light heavyweight
(-79.4 kg / 175 lb)
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 Roger Michelot
France (FRA)
 Richard Vogt
Germany (GER)
 Francisco Risiglione
Argentina (ARG)
Heavyweight
(over 79.4 kg/175 lb)
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 Herbert Runge
Germany (GER)
 Guillermo Lovell
Argentina (ARG)
 Erling Nilsen
Norway (NOR)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 2 1 5
2  France (FRA) 2 0 0 2
3  Argentina (ARG) 1 1 2 4
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
 Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 1 2
9  Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
 South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
11  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°16′15″E / 52.5001°N 13.2708°E / 52.5001; 13.2708