Pentti Hämäläinen

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Competitor for  Finland
Gold 1952 Helsinki Bantamweight
Bronze 1956 Melbourne Featherweight

Pentti Olavi Hämäläinen (19 December 1929 in Kotka – 11 December 1984 in Kotka) was a Finnish bantamweight professional boxer, who won gold in Boxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics in his home city of Helsinki. Four years later in Melbourne he captured the bronze medal in the featherweight division (– 57 kg).

Amateur career[edit]

Hämäläinen competed on the European team vs. the Chicago Golden Gloves team on 29.03.1951 where he met Joe Castanaeda.

Olympic Results[edit]



(starting from quarterfinals)