Sandro Lopopolo

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Silver Rome 1960 Lightweight

Sandro Lopopolo (18 December 1939 – 26 April 2014) was an Italian light welterweight boxer, who won the silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and fought as a professional from 1961 to 1973. Born in Milan, Lopopolo held the Italian, European and World light welterweight titles during his career. He retired with a record of 58 wins (20 KOs), 10 losses and 7 draws.[1]

Lopopolo won the world light welterweight title when he outpointed Carlos Morocho Hernández of Venezuela on April 29, 1966. He lost the crown to Takeshi Fuji of Japan on April 30, 1967 by TKO in 2 rounds.

Preceded by
Carlos Morocho Hernández
WBA Light Welterweight Champion
29 Apr 1966 – 30 Apr 1967
Succeeded by
Takeshi Fuji
Preceded by
Carlos Morocho Hernández
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
29 Apr 1966 – 30 Apr 1967
Succeeded by
Takeshi Fuji

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pugilato, è morto Sandro Lopopolo. Fu argento olimpico - Tgcom24" (in Italian). Tgcom24.mediaset.it. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 

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