Calistrat Cuțov

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Bronze 1968 Mexico City Lightweight
European Amateur Championships
Gold 1969 Bucharest Lightweight

Calistrat Ilie Cuţov (born October 10, 1948, Smârdan, Tulcea County)[1] is a former Romanian boxer, who won a bronze medal in the lightweight division at the 1968 Summer Olympics, together with Zvonimir Vujin of Yugoslavia. He also competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics, this time in Light Welterweight, but was defeated in the quarterfinals by eventual bronze medalist Vladimir Kolev.

In 1969, he became European Champion in the Lightweight division, after defeating Stoyan Pilichev from Bulgaria, on points, in the final.[2]

Awards[edit]

  • Honored Sports Trainer ("Antrenor emerit al sportului").[2]
  • Sports Merit Order, Third Class (1968 and 2004)[3][4]

Family[edit]

He is the brother of Simion Cuţov.

External links[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calistrat Cuţov". databaseolympics.com. May 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Calistrat Cutov" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Decretul nr. 1042/1968 privind conferirea ordinului şi medaliei Meritul Sportiv unor sportivi, antrenori şi medici sportivi" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Decretul nr. 1071/2004 privind conferirea Ordinului şi Medaliei Meritul Sportiv" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 5, 2014.