Andrés Aldama

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Andrés Aldama
Personal information
Full nameAndrés Aldama Cabrera
Nationality Cuba
Born (1956-04-09) April 9, 1956 (age 62)
Matanzas, Matanzas Province
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Rated atWelterweight

Andrés Aldama Cabrera (born April 9, 1956) is a retired amateur Cuban boxer, who won the light welterweight silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the Welterweight gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Aldama defeated John Mugabi of Uganda to win the 1980 gold medal, and lost to Sugar Ray Leonard of the United States to receive the 1976 silver medal. In 1979 he won a gold medal at the Pan American Games, defeating Mike McCallum of Jamaica in the welterweight final.

Olympic results[edit]

Montreal - 1976

Moscow - 1980

References[edit]

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Andrés Aldama". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.