Adolfo Horta

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Adolfo Horta
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Real name Adolfo Horta Martínez
Nickname(s) El hombre del boxeo total
Weight(s) Bantamweight
Featherweight
Lightweight
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1957-10-03)3 October 1957
San Lorenzo, Santiago de Cuba Province
Died 28 November 2016(2016-11-28) (aged 59)
Camagüey, Cuba

Adolfo Horta (3 October 1957 – 28 November 2016) was a boxer from Cuba, who won the silver medal in the Men's Featherweight division (– 57 kg) at age 22 at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. He was beaten by East Germany's Rudi Fink on points (1-4).[1] Horta won eleven consecutive national championships and three gold medals in the World Amateur Boxing Championships in different weight classes, but he would never return to the Olympics, as Cuba boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics.[2]

1980 Olympic results[edit]

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