Gunnar Bärlund

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Gunnar Richard Bernhard Bärlund (Gee Bee) (April 9, 1911, Helsinki – August 2, 1982) was a Finnish boxer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics Won six national competitions - all by knockout, 1933 Heavyweight Champion of Finland, 1934 Heavyweight Champion of Europe. Amateur 'Gee Bee' 110 matches/won 100.

1934 turned Professional - 85 matches/won 56. He lost to Tami Mauriello three times.

November 1938 Volume XVII featured on cover of Ring Magazine

Second Challenger to the World Heavyweight Champion

1991 Bronze Statue erected in Helsinki, Finland by Hermanni-Vallila Association

He was born in Helsinki and died in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Wife: Eva Melin (deceased)

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