Boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's featherweight

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Men's featherweight boxing
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Antwerp Zoo auditorium
Dates August 21–24
Competitors 17 from 10 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Paul Fritsch  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jean Gachet  France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Edoardo Garzena  Italy
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Boxing at the
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The men's featherweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the third-lightest contested, and allowed boxers of up to 126 pounds (57.2 kilograms). The competition was held from August 21, 1920 to August 24, 1920.

17 boxers from ten nations competed.


Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
  Nick Clausen (DEN)  
 Bye       Clausen (DEN) W  
  Walter Newton (CAN)     Newton (CAN) L  
 Bye         Clausen (DEN) L  
  Jack Zivic (USA)         Zivic (USA) W  
 Bye       Zivic (USA)
 None    Bye  
 None         Zivic (USA) L  
  Jean Gachet (FRA)         Gachet (FRA) W  
 Bye       Gachet (FRA) W  
  Arthur Olsen (NOR) W     Olsen (NOR) L  
  Ángel Rodríguez (ARG) L         Gachet (FRA) W
  Philippe Bouvy (BEL)         Bouvy (BEL) L  
 Bye       Bouvy (BEL) W
  Wim Hesterman (NED) W     Hesterman (NED) L  
  William Rankin (CAN) L         Gachet (FRA) L
  Paul Fritsch (FRA)         Fritsch (FRA) W
 Bye       Fritsch (FRA) W  
  George Etzell (USA)     Etzell (USA) L  
 Bye         Fritsch (FRA) W  
  Paul Erdal (NOR)         Erdal (NOR) L  
 Bye       Erdal (NOR) W
  Frederick Adams (GBR)     Adams (GBR) L  
 Bye         Fritsch (FRA) W
  Edoardo Garzena (ITA)         Garzena (ITA) L  
 Bye       Garzena (ITA) W  
  Roger Vincken (BEL)     Vincken (BEL) L     Bronze medal bout
 Bye         Garzena (ITA) W
  James Cater (GBR)         Cater (GBR) L       Garzena (ITA) W
 Bye       Cater (GBR) W     Zivic (USA) L
  Hans Nielsen (DEN)     Nielsen (DEN) L  


  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 26 August 2007.