|Full name||Santiago Alberto Lovell, Sr.|
April 23, 1912|
|Died||March 17, 1966(aged 53)|
Alberto Santiago Lovell (1912–1966), known as Alberto Lovell, was a boxer Argentine heavyweight, who won the gold medal in the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1932. In his career as a professional boxer, Argentine and South American champion, by 88 fights, which won 76 (KO 55), while defeated 8 times (2 KO), had 3 draws.
Gold Medal in 1932
Alberto Lovell, age 20, won the gold medal in the heavyweight category at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1932 . Lovell eliminated in the first round the Finn Gunnar Barlund and then in the semifinals of the Canadian George Maughan, by TKO.
The final will be held on August 13 before the Italian Luigi Rovati, winning by knockout . Alberto Lovell's brother, William obtained the silver medal in 1936, and his son, Alberto Santiago, the quarter would finals in Tokyo in 1964, all at heavyweight.
Entered the professionalism, November 19, 1938 was champion Argentine and South American heavyweight. On July 7, 1953 the Asociación Argentina de Box took the title and declared vacant because Lovell made no defense of it since 1944.
His first professional fight was against Eduardo Primo on January 20, 1934, losing by technical knockout. Santiago Lovell also beat Red Burman and Maxie Rosenbloom. His last fight was against Archie Moore in the Luna Park in Buenos Aires on July 7, 1951.
His brother and son were also heavyweight boxers. Guillermo Lovell, his brother, won the silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Santiago Alberto Lovell Jr, reached the quarter-finals in Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.
- Professional boxing record for Santiago Lovell from BoxRec
- CBZ page
- Photo of Lovell & trainer
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