Boxing at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Light heavyweight

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Men's light heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
Date 20 September to 1 October
Competitors 28 from 28 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    Czech Republic
Bronze medal    Ukraine
Bronze medal    Uzbekistan
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The men's light heavyweight boxing competition at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney was held from 20 September to 1 October at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Competition format[edit]

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament.[1] This event consisted of 28 boxers who have qualified for the competition through various qualifying tournaments held in 1999 and 2000. The competition began with a preliminary round on 20 September, where the number of competitors was reduced to 16, and concluded with the final on 1 October. As there were fewer than 32 boxers in the competition, a number of boxers received a bye through the preliminary round. Both semi-final losers were awarded bronze medals.

All bouts consisted of four rounds of two minutes each, with one minute breaks between rounds.[1] Punches scored only if the white area on the front of the glove made full contact with the front of the head or torso of the opponent. Five judges scored each bout; three of the judges had to signal a scoring punch within one second for the punch to score. The winner of the bout was the boxer who scored the most valid punches by the end of the bout.

Schedule[edit]

All times are Australian Time (UTC+10)

Date Time Round
Wednesday, September 20, 2000 13:00 & 19:30 Round of 32
Sunday, September 24, 2000 13:00 & 19:30 Round of 16
Wednesday, September 27, 2000 13:00 & 19:30 Quarterfinals
Friday, September 29, 2000 19:30 Semifinals
Sunday, October 1, 2000 13:00 Final Bout

Results[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
      
           Troy Amos-Ross (CAN)  
           Jegbefumere Albert (NGR) RSC  
             Jegbefumere Albert (NGR) 7  
           Rudolf Kraj (CZE) 8  
           Olanda Anderson (USA) 12  
           Rudolf Kraj (CZE) 13  
             Rudolf Kraj (CZE) 11  
  Andriy Fedchuk (UKR) RSC       Andriy Fedchuk (UKR) 7  
  Azize Raguig (MAR)       Andriy Fedchuk (UKR) 13  
  Charles Adamu (GHA) 16       Charles Adamu (GHA) 5  
  Courtney Fry (GBR) 3       Andriy Fedchuk (UKR) 12+
  Gurcharan Singh (IND) 11       Gurcharan Singh (IND) 12  
  Choi Ki-Soo (KOR) 9       Gurcharan Singh (IND) RSC  
  Danie Venter (RSA) 12       Danie Venter (RSA)  
  Ihab Al-Youssef (SYR) 9         Rudolf Kraj (CZE) 6
  Giacobbe Fragomeni (ITA)       Aleksandr Lebziak (RUS) 20
  Isael Álvarez (CUB) RSC       Isael Álvarez (CUB)
  Olzhas Orazaliyev (KAZ) RSC       Olzhas Orazaliyev (KAZ) RSC  
  Hugo Garay (ARG)       Olzhas Orazaliyev (KAZ)
  Claudio Rîşco (ROM) 6       Sergey Mihaylov (UZB) RSC  
  Sergey Mihaylov (UZB) 15       Sergey Mihaylov (UZB) 23  
  Ali Ismayilov (AZE) 14       Ali Ismayilov (AZE) 18  
  Emil Krastev (BUL) 9       Sergey Mihaylov (UZB)  
  Shawn Terry Cox (BAR) 10       Aleksandr Lebziak (RUS) RSC  
  John Dovi (FRA) 14       John Dovi (FRA) RSC       
  Alexey Katulievsky (KGZ) 11       Alexey Katulievsky (KGZ)       
  George Olwande Odindo (KEN) 2       John Dovi (FRA) 11
  Laudelino Barros (BRA)       Aleksandr Lebziak (RUS) 13  
  Danny Green (AUS) RSC       Danny Green (AUS)
  Aleksandr Lebziak (RUS) RSC       Aleksandr Lebziak (RUS) RSC  
  Djibril Fall (SEN)  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

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