Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Boxing
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall
Dates 14 August – 29 August
Competitors 280 from 72 nations
«2000 2008»
Boxing at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Boxing pictogram.svg
Light flyweight
Flyweight
Bantamweight
Featherweight
Lightweight
Light welterweight
Welterweight
Middleweight
Light heavyweight
Heavyweight
Super heavyweight

Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in the Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall. The event was only open to men and bouts were contested over four rounds of two minutes each. Five judges scored the fighters in real time and the boxer with the most points at the end was the winner.

Three days before the Games opening ceremony the International Olympic Committee announced that Kenyan boxer David Munyasia had tested positive for cathine and has been excluded from the event.[1]

Test event[edit]

The pre-olympic test event, better known as the 25th Acropolis Cup, was held from May 26 to May 30, 2004 in the Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall in Athens, Greece.

Qualification[edit]

The following tournaments were used as qualification tournaments for boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Africa
North and South America
Asia
Europe
Australia and Oceania

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light flyweight
details
 Yan Bartelemí
Cuba (CUB)
 Atagün Yalçınkaya
Turkey (TUR)
 Zou Shiming
China (CHN)
 Sergey Kazakov
Russia (RUS)
Flyweight
details
 Yuriorkis Gamboa
Cuba (CUB)
 Jérôme Thomas
France (FRA)
 Fuad Aslanov
Azerbaijan (AZE)
 Rustamhodza Rahimov
Germany (GER)
Bantamweight
details
 Guillermo Rigondeaux
Cuba (CUB)
 Worapoj Petchkoom
Thailand (THA)
 Aghasi Mammadov
Azerbaijan (AZE)
 Bahodirjon Sultonov
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Featherweight
details
 Aleksei Tishchenko
Russia (RUS)
 Kim Song-Guk
North Korea (PRK)
 Vitali Tajbert
Germany (GER)
 Jo Seok-Hwan
South Korea (KOR)
Lightweight
details
 Mario Kindelán
Cuba (CUB)
 Amir Khan
Great Britain (GBR)
 Serik Yeleuov
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Murat Khrachev
Russia (RUS)
Light welterweight
details
 Manus Boonjumnong
Thailand (THA)
 Yudel Johnson
Cuba (CUB)
 Boris Georgiev
Bulgaria (BUL)
 Ionuţ Gheorghe
Romania (ROU)
Welterweight
details
 Bakhtiyar Artayev
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Lorenzo Aragón
Cuba (CUB)
 Kim Jung-Joo
South Korea (KOR)
 Oleg Saitov
Russia (RUS)
Middleweight
details
 Gaydarbek Gaydarbekov
Russia (RUS)
 Gennady Golovkin
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Suriya Prasathinphimai
Thailand (THA)
 Andre Dirrell
United States (USA)
Light heavyweight
details
 Andre Ward
United States (USA)
 Magomed Aripgadjiev
Belarus (BLR)
 Ahmed Ismail
Egypt (EGY)
 Utkirbek Haydarov
Uzbekistan (UZB)
Heavyweight
details
 Odlanier Solís
Cuba (CUB)
 Viktar Zuyev
Belarus (BLR)
 Mohamed Elsayed
Egypt (EGY)
 Nasser Al Shami
Syria (SYR)
Super heavyweight
details
 Alexander Povetkin
Russia (RUS)
 Mohamed Aly
Egypt (EGY)
 Michel López Núñez
Cuba (CUB)
 Roberto Cammarelle
Italy (ITA)

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba (CUB) 5 2 1 8
2  Russia (RUS) 3 0 3 6
3  Thailand (THA) 1 1 1 3
 Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 1 1 3
5  United States (USA) 1 0 1 2
6  Belarus (BLR) 0 2 0 2
7  Egypt (EGY) 0 1 2 3
8  France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
 North Korea (PRK) 0 1 0 1
 Turkey (TUR) 0 1 0 1
12  Azerbaijan (AZE) 0 0 2 2
 Germany (GER) 0 0 2 2
 South Korea (KOR) 0 0 2 2
 Uzbekistan (UZB) 0 0 2 2
16  Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
 China (CHN) 0 0 1 1
 Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1
 Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1
 Syria (SYR) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]