Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Middleweight

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The middleweight competition was the fourth-highest weight class featured in amateur boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and was held at the Workers Indoor Arena. Middleweights were limited to a maximum of 75 kilograms in body mass.

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament. Both semifinal losers are awarded bronze medals, so no boxers compete again after their first loss. Bouts consist of four rounds of two minutes each, with one minute breaks between rounds. Punches are scored only if the white area on the front of the glove makes full contact with the front of the head or torso of the opponent. Five judges score each bout; three of the judges have to signal a scoring punch within one second for the punch to score. The winner of the bout is the boxer who scores the most valid punches by the end of the bout.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  James DeGale
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver  Emilio Correa
Cuba (CUB)
Bronze  Vijender Singh
India (IND)
 Darren Sutherland
Ireland (IRL)

Draw[edit]

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Round of 32
Saturday, August 9, 2008
13:30-15:00 & 19:00-20:30
Round of 16
Saturday, August 16, 2008
15:30-16:30 & 21:00-22:00
Quarterfinals
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
20:01-21:00
Semifinals
Friday, August 22, 2008
15:01-15:30
Final
Saturday, August 23, 2008
20:46-21:00
      
           Alfonso Blanco (VEN) 18  
           Argenis Casimiro Núñez (DOM) 7  
             Alfonso Blanco (VEN) 1  
           Darren Sutherland (IRL) 11  
           Darren Sutherland (IRL) RSC  
           Nabil Kassel (ALG)  
             Darren Sutherland (IRL) 3  
  Naim Terbunja (SWE) 6       James DeGale (GBR) 10  
  Matvey Korobov (RUS) 18       Matvey Korobov (RUS) 7  
  Said Rachidi (MAR) 2       Bakhtiyar Artayev (KAZ) 10  
  Bakhtiyar Artayev (KAZ) 8       Bakhtiyar Artayev (KAZ) 3
  James DeGale (GBR) 13       James DeGale (GBR) 8  
  Mohamed Hikal (EGY) 4       James DeGale (GBR) 11  
  Shawn Estrada (USA) 10       Shawn Estrada (USA) 5  
  Ezequiel Maderna (ARG) 2         James DeGale (GBR) 16
  Andranik Hakobyan (ARM) 14       Emilio Correa (CUB) 14
  Ahmed Saraku (GHA) 8       Andranik Hakobyan (ARM)  
  Jean-Mickaël Raymond (FRA) 2       Elshod Rasulov (UZB) RSCI  
  Elshod Rasulov (UZB) 8       Elshod Rasulov (UZB) 7
  Emilio Correa (CUB) 17       Emilio Correa (CUB) 9  
  Jarrod Fletcher (AUS) 4       Emilio Correa (CUB) 18  
  Wang Jianzheng (CHN) 6       Sergiy Derevyanchenko (UKR) 4  
  Sergiy Derevyanchenko (UKR) 15       Emilio Correa (CUB) 8  
  Konstantin Buga (GER) 7       Vijender Singh (IND) 5  
  Carlos Góngora (ECU) 14       Carlos Góngora (ECU) 12       
  Herry Saliku Biembe (COD) 2       Georgios Gazis (GRE) 1       
  Georgios Gazis (GRE) 7       Carlos Góngora (ECU) 4
  Cho Deok-Jin (KOR) 3       Vijender Singh (IND) 9  
  Angkhan Chomphuphuang (THA) 9       Angkhan Chomphuphuang (THA) 3
  Badou Jack (GAM) 2       Vijender Singh (IND) 13  
  Vijender Singh (IND) 13  

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