Boxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Final results for the Boxing competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics. The events were held at Messuhalli.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 5 0 0 5
2  Italy (ITA) 1 1 1 3
3  Poland (POL) 1 1 0 2
4  Finland (FIN) 1 0 4 5
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
 Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
7  Soviet Union (URS) 0 2 4 6
8  South Africa (RSA) 0 1 3 4
9  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 1 2
 Germany (GER) 0 1 1 2
 Romania (ROU) 0 1 1 2
 Sweden (SWE) 0 1 1 2
13  Ireland (IRL) 0 1 0 1
14  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 South Korea (KOR) 0 0 1 1

Results[edit]

Flyweight (-51 kg)[edit]

Gold  Nate Brooks
United States (USA)
Silver  Edgar Basel
Germany (GER)
Bronze  Anatoli Bulakov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Willie Toweel
South Africa (RSA)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 28 & 29)
Mircea Dobrescu Romania 2 - 1 Yoshitaro Nagata Japan
Alfred Zima Austria 2 - 1 Pablo Lugo Puerto Rico
Nate Brooks United States 3 - 0 Risto Valter Luukkonen Finland
Thorbjørn Clausen Norway 2 - 1 Kjeld Steen Denmark
Willie Toweel South Africa 3 - 0 Kornél Molnár Hungary
Leslie Donovan Perera Handunge Ceylon 2 - 1 Jesús Tello Vazquez Mexico
Roland Johansson Sweden 2 - 1 Alberto Barenghi Argentina
Han Soo-An South Korea TKO 1R. Helmut Hofman Saar
Edgar Basel Germany 3 - 0 Henryk Kukier Poland
Aristide Pozzali Italy 3 - 0 Andrew Reddy Ireland
Dai Dower Great Britain 3 - 0 Abdelamid Boutefnouchet France
Anatoli Bulakov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Hein van der Zee Netherlands
Alfredo Asuncion Philippines TKO 2R. Basil Thompson Burma
Sakti Mazumdar India DNS Nguyen Van Cua Vietnam
Second Round (July 30)
Thorbjørn Clausen Norway BYE
Edgar Basel Germany BYE
Dai Dower Great Britain 3 - 0 Leslie Donovan Perera Handunge Ceylon
Anatoli Bulakov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Aristide Pozzali Italy
Mircea Dobrescu Romania 3 - 0 Roland Johansson Sweden
Nate Brooks United States 3 - 0 Alfred Zima Austria
Han Soo-An South Korea 3 - 0 Sakti Mazumdar India
Willie Toweel South Africa 2 - 1 Alfredo Asuncion Philippines
Third Round (July 31)
Willie Toweel South Africa 3 - 0 Han Soo-An South Korea
Anatoli Bulakov Soviet Union 2 - 1 Dai Dower Great Britain
Edgar Basel Germany TKO 3R. Thorbjørn Clausen Norway
Nate Brooks United States 2 - 1 Mircea Dobrescu Romania
Semi-final (August 1)
Edgar Basel Germany 2 - 1 Anatoli Bulakov Soviet Union
Nate Brooks United States 3 - 0 Willie Toweel South Africa
Final (August 2)
Nate Brooks United States 3 - 0 Edgar Basel Germany

Bantamweight (-54kg)[edit]

Gold  Pentti Hämäläinen
Finland (FIN)
Silver  John McNally
Ireland (IRL)
Bronze  Kang Joon-Ho
South Korea (KOR)
Bronze  Gennady Garbuzov
Soviet Union (URS)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 28 & 29)
Kang Joon-Ho South Korea BYE
Fazlollah Nickhah Iran BYE
Davey Moore United States BYE
Egon Schidan Germany BYE
Vincenzo Dall'osso Italy BYE
Ibrahim Abdrabbou Egypt BYE
John McNally Ireland BYE
Alejandro Ortuoste Philippines BYE
František Majdloch Czechoslovakia BYE
Angel Luis Figueroa Otero Puerto Rico 3 - 0 Tien Vinh Vietnam
Raul Macías Guevara Mexico 3 - 0 Angel Amaya Venezuela
Gennady Garbuzov Soviet Union 2 - 1 Jean Renard Belgium
Pentti Hämäläinen Finland 3 - 0 Thomas Nicholls Great Britain
Henryk Niedzwiedzki Poland TKO 1R Ronald Charles Gower Australia
Ion Zlataru Romania DSQ 3R Antoine Martin France
Helmuth von Gravenitz South Africa 2 - 1 Romulo Pares Argentina
Second Round (July 30)
Kang Joon-Ho South Korea 3 - 0 Fazlollah Nickhah Iran
Davey Moore United States 3 - 0 Egon Schidan Germany
Vincenzo Dall'osso Italy 3 - 0 Ibrahim Abdrabbou Egypt
John McNally Ireland 3 - 0 Alejandro Ortuoste Philippines
František Majdloch Czechoslovakia 3 - 0 Angel Luis Figueroa Otero Puerto Rico
Gennady Garbuzov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Raul Macías Guevara Mexico
Pentti Hamalainen Finland 3 - 0 Henryk Niedzwiedzki Poland
Helmuth von Gravenitz South Africa 2 - 1 Ion Zlataru Romania
Third Round (July 31)
Gennady Garbuzov U.S.S.R 3 - 0 František Majdloch Czechoslovakia
Kang Joon-Ho South Korea 2 - 1 Davey Moore U.S.A
Pentti Hämäläinen Finland 3 - 0 Helmuth von Gravenitz South Africa
John McNally Ireland 3 - 0 Vincenzo Dall'osso Italy
Semi-final (August 1)
John McNally Ireland 3 - 0 Kang Joon-Ho South Korea
Pentti Hämäläinen Finland 3 - 0 Gennady Garbuzov Soviet Union
Final (August 2)
Pentti Hämäläinen Finland 2 - 1 John McNally Ireland

Featherweight (-57kg)[edit]

Gold  Ján Zachara
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Silver  Sergio Caprari
Italy (ITA)
Bronze  Joseph Ventaja
France (FRA)
Bronze  Leonard Leisching
South Africa (RSA)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 28)
Sergio Caprari Italy BYE
Pentti Niinivuori Finland BYE
Lech Drogosz Poland 3 - 0 Kyar Ba Nyein Burma
Pedro Galasso Brazil 3 - 0 Toshihito Ishimaru Japan
Edson Brown United States 3 - 0 Benoy Bose India
Georghe Ilie Romania 3 - 0 Percival Lewis Great Britain
Joseph Ventaja France 2 - 1 Yury Sokolov Soviet Union
Sydney Greave Pakistan KO 2R Angel Leyes Argentina
Leonard Walters Canada 3 - 0 Salah El Din Ahmed Fathi Egypt
Willi Roth Germany 2 - 1 Donald McDonnell Australia
Leonard Leisching South Africa 3 - 0 Emmanuel Aghassian Iran
Stevan Redli Yugoslavia TKO 2R Thomas Reddy Ireland
János Erdei Hungary 2 - 1 Georges Malézanoff Bulgaria
Kurt Schirra Saar 2 - 1 Luis Aranguren Venezuela
Ján Zachara Czechoslovakia 3 - 0 Åke Wärnström Sweden
Su Bung-Nan South Korea 3 - 0 Alfred Willommet Switzerland
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Sergio Caprari Italy 2 - 1 Pentti Niinivuori Finland
Lech Drogosz Poland 3 - 0 Pedro Galasso Brazil
Edson Brown United States 3 - 0 Georghe Ilie Romania
Joseph Ventaja France 3 - 0 Sydney Greave Pakistan
Leonard Walters Canada 2 - 1 Willi Roth Germany
Leonard Leisching South Africa 3 - 0 Stevan Redli Yugoslavia
János Erdei Hungary 3 - 0 Kurt Schirra Saar
Ján Zachara Czechoslovakia 3 - 0 Su Bung-Nan South Korea
Third Round (July 31)
Leonard Leisching South Africa 3 - 0 Leonard Walters Canada
Sergio Caprari Italy 3 - 0 Lech Drogosz Poland
Ján Zachara Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 János Erdei Hungary
Joseph Ventaja France 3 - 0 Edson Brown United States
Semi-final (August 1)
Sergio Caprari Italy 2 - 1 Joseph Ventaja France
Ján Zachara Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 Leonard Leisching South Africa
Final (August 2)
Ján Zachara Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 Sergio Caprari Italy

Lightweight (-60kg)[edit]

Gold  Aureliano Bolognesi
Italy (ITA)
Silver  Aleksy Antkiewicz
Poland (POL)
Bronze  Gheorghe Fiat
Romania (ROU)
Bronze  Erkki Pakkanen
Finland (FIN)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Erkki Pakkanen Finland BYE
Petros Nazarbegian Iran BYE
Vicente Matute Venezuela BYE
Mohammad Ali Pakistan BYE
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy BYE
Robert Bickle United States TKO 2R Basil Henricus Ceylon
István Juhász Hungary 3 - 0 Luis Albino Uruguay
Clayton Kenny Canada TKO 3R Niels Bertelsen Denmark
Hans-Werner Wohlers Germany 3 - 0 Lyubomir Markov Bulgaria
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 - 0 Benjamin Enriquez Philippines
Frederick Reardon Great Britain KO 3R Roger Cuche Switzerland
Aleksandr Zasuhin Soviet Union 2 - 1 Séraphin Ferrer France
Leopold Potesil Austria 3 - 0 Ju Sang-Jum South Korea
Americo Bonetti Argentina 3 - 0 Johnny van Rensburg South Africa
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 3 - 0 Abdel Hamid El-Hamaky Egypt
Kevin Martin Ireland 2 - 1 Marcel Van de Keere Belgium
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Erkki Pakkanen Finland 3 - 0 Petros Nazarbegian Iran
Vicente Matute Venezuela KO 1R Mohammad Ali Pakistan
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 - 1 Robert Bickle United States
István Juhász Hungary 2 - 1 Clayton Kenny Canada
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 - 0 Hans-Werner Wohlers Germany
Frederick Reardon Great Britain 3 - 0 Aleksandr Zasuhin Soviet Union
Americo Bonetti Argentina 3 - 0 Leopold Potesil Austria
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 3 - 0 Kevin Martin Ireland
Third Round (July 31)
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland 3 - 0 Frederick Reardon Great Britain
Erkki Pakkanen Finland 3 - 0 Vicente Matute Venezuela
Gheorghe Fiat Romania 2 - 1 Americo Bonetti Argentina
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 - 1 István Juhász Hungary
Semi-final (August 1)
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 3 - 0 Erkki Pakkanen Finland
Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland Walk-over Gheorghe Fiat Romania
Final (August 2)
Aureliano Bolognesi Italy 2 - 1 Aleksy Antkiewicz Poland

Light-welterweight (-63.5kg)[edit]

Gold  Charles Adkins
United States (USA)
Silver  Viktor Mednov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Bruno Visintin
Italy (ITA)
Bronze  Erkki Mallenius
Finland (FIN)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 28)
Erkki Aarno Mallenius Finland BYE
Stanley Majid Burma BYE
Jean Louis Paternotte Belgium BYE
Fernand Backes Luxemburg BYE
Rene Weismann France 2 - 1 Leszek Kudlacik Poland
Pavle Šovljanski Yugoslavia 3 - 0 Béla Farkas Hungary
Francisc Ambrus Romania 3 - 0 Hans Valdemar Pedersen Denmark
Viktor Mednov Soviet Union TKO 2R Norman Jones Australia
Peter Waterman Great Britain 2 - 1 Oscar Juan Galardo Argentina
Alexander Grant Webster South Africa 3 - 0 Herbert Schilling Germany
Charles Adkins United States TKO 1R Leif Hansen Norway
Salomon Carrizales Venezuela 2 - 1 Celestino Pinto Brazil
Piet van Klaveren Netherlands 2 - 1 Roy Keenan Canada
Terence Milligan Ireland 3 - 0 Ebrahim Afsharpour Iran
Juan Curet Alvarez Puerto Rico KO 2R Sarkis Moussa Lebanon
Bruno Visintin Italy KO 2R Ernesto Porto Philippines
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Erkki Aarno Mallenius Finland TKO 3R Stanley Majid Burma
Jean Louis Paternotte Belgium 3 - 0 Fernand Backes Luxembourg
Rene Weismann France DSQ 3R Pavle Šovljanski Yugoslavia
Viktor Mednov Soviet Union Injured Francisc Ambrus Romania
Alexander Grant Webster South Africa 3 - 0 Peter Waterman Great Britain
Charles Adkins United States 3 - 0 Salomon Carrizales Venezuela
Terence Milligan Ireland 3 - 0 Piet van Klaveren Netherlands
Bruno Visintin Italy 3 - 0 Juan Curet Alvarez Puerto Rico
Third Round (July 31)
Charles Adkins United States 3 - 0 Alexander Grant Webster South Africa
Erkki Aarno Mallenius Finland 2 - 1 Jean Louis Paternotte Belgium
Bruno Visintin Italy 3 - 0 Terence Milligan Ireland
Viktor Mednov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Rene Weismann France
Semi-final (August 1)
Viktor Mednov Soviet Union Walk-over Erkki Aarno Mallenius Finland
Charles Adkins United States 3 - 0 Bruno Visintin Italy
Final (August 2)
Charles Adkins United States 2 - 1 Viktor Mednov Soviet Union

Welterweight (-67kg)[edit]

Gold  Zygmunt Chychla
Poland (POL)
Silver  Sergei Scherbakov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Günther Heidemann
Germany (GER)
Bronze  Victor Jörgensen
Denmark (DEN)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Ron Norris India BYE
Jacob Butula Canada BYE
Ivar Mikael Malmikoski Finland BYE
Victor Jörgensen Denmark TKO 2R Alexandre Dib Brazil
Sergei Scherbakov Soviet Union DISG 3R Marcos Sarfatti Argentina
Hendrik Dirk van der Linde South Africa TKO 1R Anwar Pasha Pakistan
Gunnar Harry Ingemar Gunnarsson Sweden TKO 2R Peter Crotty Ireland
Franco Vescovi Italy 2 - 0 Jean Welter Luxembourg
Július Torma Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 John Patrick Maloney Great Britain
Louis Gage United States KO 1R Ali Belkacem France
Zygmunt Chychla Poland 3 - 0 Pierre Wouters Belgium
José Luis Dávalos Noriega Mexico TKO 3R Vicente Tuñacao Philippines
Günther Heidemann Germany 2 - 1 Pál Budai Hungary
Nicolae Linca Romania 3 - 0 Sergio Gascue Romania
George Issabeg Iran DISG 3R Fathi Ali Abbdelrahman Egypt
Moos Linneman Netherlands Walk-over in 3R Peter Müller Germany
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Ron Norris India TKO 3R Jacob Butula Canada
Victor Jörgensen Denmark 2 - 1 Ivar Mikael Malmikoski Finland
Sergei Scherbakov Soviet Union KO 2R Hendrik Dirk van der Linde South Africa
Franco Vescovi Italy Walk-over Gunnar Harry Ingemar Gunnarsson Sweden
Július Torma Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 Louis Gage United States
Zygmunt Chychla Poland 3 - 0 José Luis Dávalos Noriega Mexico
Günther Heidemann Germany TKO 1R Nicolae Linca Romania
Moos Linneman Netherlands 2 - 1 George Issabeg Iran
Third Round (July 31)
Zygmunt Chychla Poland 2 - 1 Július Torma Czechoslovakia
Victor Jörgensen Denmark 3 - 0 Ron Norris India
Günther Heidemann Germany 3 - 0 Moos Linneman Netherlands
Sergei Scherbakov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Franco Vescovi Italy
Semi-final (August 1)
Sergei Scherbakov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Victor Jörgensen Denmark
Zygmunt Chychla Poland 2 - 1 Günther Heidemann Germany
Final (August 2)
Zygmunt Chychla Poland 3 - 0 Sergei Scherbakov Soviet Union

Light-middleweight (-71kg)[edit]

Gold  László Papp
Hungary (HUN)
Silver  Theunis van Schalkwyk
South Africa (RSA)
Bronze  Boris Tishin
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Eladio Herrera
Argentina (ARG)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Theunis Jacobus van Schalkwyk South Africa BYE
Ebbe Knud Kops Denmark BYE
Erich Schöppner Germany BYE
Hans Büchi Switzerland BYE
Boris Tishin Soviet Union BYE
Jerzy Krawczyk Poland BYE
Paulo de Jesus Cavalheiro Brazil BYE
Sören Danielsson Sweden BYE
Guido Mazzinghi Italy 3 - 0 Bruno Matiussi Luxembourg
Josef Hamberger Austria 3 - 0 Willi Rammo Saar
Eladio Oscar Herrera Argentina 3 - 0 Ardashes Saginian Iran
Petar Stankoff Spassoff Bulgaria 2 - 1 Bernard Foster Great Britain
Pentti Olavi Kontula Finland 3 - 0 Neacsu Serbu Romania
Charles Chase Canada 2 - 1 Andre Oueillé France
László Papp Hungary KO 2R Ellsworth Webb United States
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Theunis Jacobus van Schalkwyk South Africa 3 - 0 Ebbe Knud Kops Denmark
Erich Schöppner Germany TKO 3R Hans Büchi Switzerland
Boris Tishin Soviet Union TKO 2R Jerzy Krawczyk Poland
Paulo de Jesus Cavalheiro Brazil KO 3R Sören Danielsson Sweden
Guido Mazzinghi Italy KO 1R John Tandrevold Norway
Eladio Oscar Herrera Argentina KO 3R Josef Hamberger Austria
Petar Stankoff Spassoff Bulgaria 3 - 0 Pentti Olavi Kontula Finland
László Papp Hungary KO 2R Charles Chase Canada
Third Round (July 31)
Eladio Oscar Herrera Argentina DSQ 3R Guido Mazzinghi Italy
Theunis Jacobus van Schalkwyk South Africa 2 - 1 Erich Schöppner Germany
László Papp Hungary 3 - 0 Petar Stankoff Spassoff Bulgaria
Boris Tishin Soviet Union 3 - 0 Paulo de Jesus Cavalheiro Brazil
Semi-final (August 1)
Theunis Jacobus van Schalkwyk South Africa 3 - 0 Boris Tishin Soviet Union
László Papp Hungary 3 - 0 Eladio Oscar Herrera Argentina
Final (August 2)
László Papp Hungary 3 - 0 Theunis Jacobus van Schalkwyk South Africa

Middleweight (-75kg)[edit]

Gold  Floyd Patterson
United States (USA)
Silver  Vasile Tiţă
Romania (ROU)
Bronze  Boris Nikolov
Bulgaria (BUL)
Bronze  Stig Sjölin
Sweden (SWE)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Floyd Patterson United States BYE
Omar Tebbaka France BYE
Leen Jansen Netherlands BYE
Robert Malouf Canada BYE
Anthony Madigan Australia BYE
Boris Siljtshev Soviet Union BYE
Stig Sjölin Sweden BYE
Börje Grönroos Finland BYE
Dieter Wemhöner Germany BYE
Bedrich Koutný Czechoslovakia 2 - 1 Hector Julian Maturano Argentina
Boris Nikolov Bulgaria 3 - 0 Alfred Stuermer Luxembourg
Vonselle Long Great Britain 2 - 1 Moustafa Mohamed Fahim Egypt
Vasile Tiţă Romania DSQ 3R William Bernard Tynan Duggan Ireland
Nelson de Paula Andrade Brazil 2 - 1 Mátyás Plachy Hungary
Walter Sentimenti Italy 3 - 0 Hans Niederhauser Switzerland
Khan Mohammad Pakistan 2 - 1 Henryk Nowara Poland
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Floyd Patterson United States 3 - 0 Omar Tebbaka France
Leen Jansen Netherlands TKO 1R Robert Malouf Canada
Anthony Madigan Australia 2 - 1 Boris Siljtshev Soviet Union
Stig Sjölin Sweden 3 - 0 Börje Grönroos Finland
Dieter Wemhöner Germany 2 - 1 Bedrich Koutný Czechoslovakia
Boris Nikolov Bulgaria 2 - 1 Terence Gooding Great Britain
Vasile Tiţă Romania DSQ 2R Nelson de Paula Andrade Brazil
Walter Sentimenti Italy 3 - 0 Khan Mohammad Pakistan
Third Round (July 31)
Boris Nikolov Bulgaria 3 - 0 Dieter Wemhöner Germany
Floyd Patterson United States KO 1R Leen Jansen Netherlands
Vasile Tiţă Romania TKO 3R Walter Sentimenti Italy
Stig Sjölin Sweden 3 - 0 Anthony Madigan Australia
Semi-final (August 1)
Floyd Patterson United States DSQ 3R Stig Sjölin Sweden
Vasile Tiţă Romania 3 - 0 Boris Nikolov Bulgaria
Final (August 2)
Floyd Patterson United States KO 1R Vasile Tiţă Romania

Light-heavyweight (-81kg)[edit]

Gold  Norvel Lee
United States (USA)
Silver  Antonio Pacenza
Argentina (ARG)
Bronze  Anatoly Perov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Harry Siljander
Finland (FIN)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Anatoly Perov Soviet Union BYE
Henry Cooper Great Britain BYE
Giovan-Battista Alfonsetti Italy BYE
Mohamed Mohamed Elminabaoui Egypt BYE
Antonio Pacenza Argentina BYE
Rolf Edvard Storm Sweden BYE
Lucio Grotone Brazil BYE
Bjarne Lingås Norway BYE
Tadeusz Grzelak Poland BYE
Franz Pfitscher Austria BYE
Norvel Lee United States BYE
Claude Arnaiz France BYE
Harry Siljander Finland BYE
Dumitru Ciobotaru Romania BYE
Toon Pastor Netherlands 3 - 0 István Fazekas Hungary
Karl Kistner Germany KO 7 Oscar Alfred Ward India
Second Round (July 29 & 30)
Anatoly Perov Soviet Union 2 - 1 Henry Cooper Great Britain
Giovan-Battista Alfonsetti Italy DSQ 3R Mohamed Mohamed Elminabaoui Egypt
Antonio Pacenza Argentina 2 - 1 Rolf Edvard Storm Sweden
Lucio Grotone Brazil 2 - 1 Bjarne Lingås Norway
Tadeusz Grzelak Poland 3 - 0 Franz Pfitscher Austria
Norvel Lee United States 3 - 0 Claude Arnaiz France
Harri Siljander Finland 2 - 1 Dumitru Ciobotaru Romania
Karl Kistner Germany 2 - 1 Toon Pastor Netherlands
Third Round (July 31)
Norvel LaFollette Ray Lee United States 3 - 0 Tadeusz Grzelak Poland
Anatoly Perov Soviet Union 3 - 0 Giovan-Battista Alfonsetti Italy
Harri Siljander Finland 2 - 1 Karl Kistner Germany
Antonio Pacenza Argentina 3 - 0 Lucio Grotone Brazil
Semi-final (August 1)
Antonio Pacenza Argentina 3 - 0 Anatoly Perov Soviet Union
Norvel Lee United States 3 - 0 Harri Siljander Finland
Final (August 2)
Norvel LaFollette Ray Lee United States 3 - 0 Antonio Pacenza Argentina

Heavyweight (81kg & over)[edit]

Gold  Ed Sanders
United States (USA)
Silver  Ingemar Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
Bronze  Ilkka Koski
Finland (FIN)
Bronze  Andries Nieman
South Africa (RSA)
Winner NOC Result Loser NOC
First Round (July 29)
Tomislav Krizmanić Yugoslavia 3 - 0 Gezo Furetz Romania
Algirdas Šocikas Soviet Union TKO 2R Antoni Goscianski Poland
Andries Nieman South Africa 3 - 0 Edgar Gorgas Germany
Ed Sanders United States KO 1R Hans Jost Switzerland
Jean Lansiaux France 3 - 0 John Lyttle Ireland
Edgar William Hearn Great Britain 2 - 1 José Victorio Sartor Argentina
Second Round (July 29)
Giacomo di Segni Italy 3 - 0 James Saunders Canada
Horymir Netuka Czechoslovakia 3 - 0 Carl Fitzgerald Australia
Ilkka Koski Finland KO 2R László Bene Hungary
Max Maurice Oscar Marsille Belgium 3 - 0 Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed Elminabaoui Egypt
Ingemar Johansson Sweden DNF 1 Luis Amadeo Sosa Uruguay
Jean Lansiaux France Withdrawn 2
New Draw (July 30)
Ingemar Johansson Sweden 3 - 0 Horymir Netuka Czechoslovakia
Tomislav Krizmanić Yugoslavia 3 - 0 Max Maurice Oscar Marsille Belgium
Third Round (July 31)
Ed Sanders United States KO 3R Giacomo Di Segni Italy
Andries Nieman South Africa KO 1R Algirdas Šocikas Soviet Union
Ilkka Koski Finland 3 - 0 Edgar William Hearn Great Britain
Ingemar Johansson Sweden 3 - 0 Tomislav Krizmanić Yugoslavia
Semi-final (August 1)
Ed Sanders United States KO 2R Andries Nieman South Africa
Ingemar Johansson Sweden 2 - 1 Ilkka Koski Finland
Final (August 2)
Ed Sanders United States DSQ 2R "Ingemar Johansson" Sweden
  • 1 Sosa did not enter the ring
  • 2 Lansiaux abandoned due to injury

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