Arnold Vanderlyde

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Arnold Vanderlyde
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1990-1007-001, Berlin, TSC-Boxturnier, Roberto Balado, Arnold Venderlidje.jpg
Arnold Vanderlyde (right) versus Roberto Balado in Berlin, 1990.
Statistics
Real nameArnold Petrus Maria Vanderlyde
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
NationalityDutch
Born (1963-01-24) 24 January 1963 (age 55)
Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights254
Wins233
Losses20
Draws1

Arnold Petrus Maria Vanderlyde (born 24 January 1963) is a former Dutch boxer, who participated in three Summer Olympics (1984, 1988 and 1992) and won three bronze medals in the heavyweight division (– 91 kg). He started boxing at age fifteen. Although Vanderlyde was a three-time European champion and seven-time Dutch champion, he never turned professional. After ending his boxing career in 1992, he entered the corporate world as a motivational speaker.

Olympic results[edit]

1984

1988

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Henry Akinwande (Great Britain) 3-2
  • Defeated Gyula Alvics (Hungary) 5-0
  • Lost to Ray Mercer (United States) RSC 2

1992

External links[edit]

  • Personal website (Dutch)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Arnold Vanderlyde". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
Awards
Preceded by
Erik Breukink
Dutch Sportsman of the Year
1991
Succeeded by
Bart Veldkamp