Arístides González

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Ortíz.
Ariestides González
Boxing competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics.jpg
González (in red) at the 1984 Olympics.
Personal information
Full name Ariestides González Ortíz
Born January 12, 1961 (1961-01-12) (age 56)
Añasco, Puerto Rico

Ariestides González Ortíz (born January 12, 1961) is a boxer from Puerto Rico, who won the bronze medal in the Middleweight division (71–75 kg) at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He shared the podium with Algeria's Mohamed Zaoui. Although Juan Evangelista Venegas was the first Puerto Rican to win an olympic medal (boxing, 1948) González was the second to win a medal representing Puerto Rico under the Puerto Rican flag, after Orlando Maldonado became the first at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boxing Hall of Fame Archived April 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.