Eddie Blay

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Eddie Blay
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Eddie Blay in 1965
Personal information
Born 9 November 1937
Accra, Ghana
Died 15 October 2006 (aged 68)
Accra, Ghana
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing

Edward "Eddie" Blay (9 November 1937 – 15 October 2006) was a Ghanaian boxer. He competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a bronze medal in the light welterweight (63.5 kg) category in 1964.[1] Blay was a two-time Commonwealth Games champion, in 1962 and 1966,[2] and later briefly fought as a professional boxer.[3] He lived in Italy for some time, and after returning to Ghana established the Sole Mio restaurant at Osu, Accra.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eddie Blay at sports-reference.com
  2. ^ "Eddie Blay – Amateur Highlights", Box Rec.
  3. ^ a b "Eddie Blay Passes Away", Modern Ghana, 18 October 2006.
  4. ^ "Eddie Blay's boxing medals missing", GhanaWeb, 25 September 2003.

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