Boxing at the 1979 Pan American Games

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The Men's Boxing Tournament at the 1979 Pan American Games was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from July 1 to July 15.

Medal winners[edit]

Event 1 Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
Cuba Héctor Ramírez
Cuba
United States Richard Sandoval
United States
Chile Eduardo Burgos
Chile

Mexico Gilberto Sosa
Mexico

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Puerto Rico Alberto Mercado
Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic Pedro Nolasco
Dominican Republic
Canada Ian Clyde
Canada

United States Jerome Coffee
United States

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
United States Jackie Beard
United States
Puerto Rico Luis Pizarro
Puerto Rico
Cuba Héctor Lazaro
Cuba

Venezuela Santiago Caballero
Venezuela

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
United States Bernard Taylor
United States
Venezuela Naudy Piñero
Venezuela
Argentina Fernando Sosa
Argentina

Colombia Felipe Orozco
Colombia

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Cuba Adolfo Horta
Cuba
Puerto Rico Roberto Andino
Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic Rafael Rodriguez
Dominican Republic

Venezuela Guillermo Fernández
Venezuela

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
United States Lemuel Steeples
United States
Argentina Hugo Hernández
Argentina
Cuba José Aguillar
Cuba

Puerto Rico Pedro Cruz
Puerto Rico

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
Cuba Andrés Aldama
Cuba
Jamaica Mike McCallum
Jamaica
Dominican Republic José Baret
Dominican Republic

Mexico Javier Colin
Mexico

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Puerto Rico José Angel Molina
Puerto Rico
United States James Shuler
United States
Brazil Francisco de Jesus
Brazil

Dominican Republic Jorge Amparo
Dominican Republic

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Cuba José Gomez
Cuba
Brazil Carlos Fonseca
Brazil
Guyana Alfred Thomas
Guyana

Argentina Oscar Florentín
Argentina

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
United States Tony Tucker
United States
Puerto Rico Dennis Jackson
Puerto Rico
Canada Patrick Fennel
Canada

Dominican Republic Clemente Ortiz
Dominican Republic

Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Cuba Teófilo Stevenson
Cuba
Puerto Rico Narciso Maldonado
Puerto Rico
United States Rufus Hadley
United States

Ecuador Luis Castillo
Ecuador

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Cuba Cuba 5 0 2 7
2 United States United States 4 2 2 8
3 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 2 4 1 7
4 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0 1 4 5
5 Argentina Argentina 0 1 2 3
6 Brazil Brazil 0 1 1 2
Venezuela Venezuela 0 1 1 2
8 Jamaica Jamaica 0 1 0 1
9 Canada Canada 0 0 2 2
Mexico Mexico 0 0 2 2
11 Chile Chile 0 0 1 1
Colombia Colombia 0 0 1 1
Ecuador Ecuador 0 0 1 1
Guyana Guyana 0 0 1 0

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