1997 World Amateur Boxing Championships

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1997 AIBA World Boxing Championships
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Start dateOctober 18, 1997 (1997-10-18)
End dateOctober 26, 1997 (1997-10-26)

The Men's 1997 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary from October 18 to October 26. The ninth edition of this competition, a year after the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA. The tournament saw the increase in the age limit of boxers from (32) years to (35) years of age.

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Cuba (CUB)43310
2 Russia (RUS)4217
3 Hungary (HUN)2002
4 Romania (ROU)1023
5 Georgia (GEO)1012
6 Germany (GER)0213
7 France (FRA)0112
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)0112
9 Mongolia (MGL)0101
 Philippines (PHI)0101
 Ukraine (UKR)0101
12 Italy (ITA)0022
 Turkey (TUR)0022
14 Argentina (ARG)0011
 Armenia (ARM)0011
 Belarus (BLR)0011
 Bulgaria (BUL)0011
 Czech Republic (CZE)0011
 Denmark (DEN)0011
 Ireland (IRL)0011
 Slovakia (SVK)0011
 South Korea (KOR)0011
 Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (23 nations)12122448


Medal winners[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
Cuba Maikro Romero
Cuba
Philippines Roel Velasco
Philippines
Slovakia Rudolf Dydi
Slovakia

Bulgaria Daniel Petrov
Bulgaria

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Cuba Manuel Mantilla
Cuba
Russia Ilfat Razyapov
Russia
Argentina Omar Andrés Narváez
Argentina

Kazakhstan Bulat Jumadilov
Kazakhstan

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Russia Raimkul Malakhbekov
Russia
Cuba Waldemar Font
Cuba
Turkey Soner Karagöz
Turkey

Armenia Aram Ramazyan
Armenia

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Hungary István Kovács
Hungary
Germany Falk Huste
Germany
Russia Sayan Sanszat
Russia

Cuba Rusinelson Hardy
Cuba

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Russia Aleksander Maletin
Russia
Mongolia Tumentsetseg Uitumen
Mongolia
Georgia (country) Koba Gogoladze
Georgia

South Korea Shin Eun-Chul
South Korea

Light Welterweight
(– 63,5 kilograms)
Romania Dorel Simion
Romania
Russia Paata Gvasalia
Russia
Sweden Tonton Semakala
Sweden

Czech Republic Lukáš Konecný
Czech Republic

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
Russia Oleg Saitov
Russia
Ukraine Sergiy Dzindziruk
Ukraine
Cuba Juan Hernández Sierra
Cuba

Romania Marian Simon
Romania

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Cuba Alfredo Duvergel
Cuba
Kazakhstan Yermakhan Ibraimov
Kazakhstan
Turkey Ercüment Aslan
Turkey

Romania Adrian Diaconu
Romania

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Hungary Zsolt Erdei
Hungary
Cuba Ariel Hernández
Cuba
Germany Dirk Eigenbrodt
Germany

France Jean-Paul Mendy
France

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Russia Aleksandr Lebziak
Russia
France Frédéric Serrat
France
Cuba Isael Alvarez
Cuba

Republic of Ireland Stephen Kirk
Ireland

Heavyweight
(– 91 kilograms)
Cuba Félix Savón
Cuba
Germany Mike Hanke
Germany
Italy Giacobbe Fragomeni
Italy
Denmark Tue Bjørn Thomsen
Denmark
Super Heavyweight
(+ 91 kilograms)
Georgia (country) Georgi Kandelaki
Georgia
Cuba Alexis Rubalcaba
Cuba
Belarus Sergei Liakhovich
Belarus

Italy Paolo Vidoz
Italy

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