Boxing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight

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Men's lightweight boxing
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Antwerp Zoo auditorium
Dates August 21–24
Competitors 16 from 10 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Samuel Mosberg  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gotfred Johansen  Denmark
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Clarence Newton  Canada
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Boxing at the
1920 Summer Olympics
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Flyweight   men
Bantamweight men
Featherweight men
Lightweight men
Welterweight men
Middleweight men
Light heavyweight men
Heavyweight men

The men's lightweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the fourth-lightest contested, and allowed boxers of up to 135.5 pounds (61.2 kilograms). The competition was held from August 21, 1920 to August 24, 1920.

16 boxers from ten nations competed.


Round of 16
August 21
August 22
August 23
August 24
 Samuel Mosberg (USA) W  
 Joseph Solvinto (FRA) L      Mosberg (USA) W  
 Frederick Grace (GBR) W    Grace (GBR) L  
 Herman Nak (NED) L        Mosberg (USA) W  
 Richard Beland (RSA) W        Beland (RSA) L  
 Jacques Grégoire (FRA) L      Beland (RSA) W
 Julien Van Muyzen (BEL) W    Van Muyzen (BEL) L  
 Leo Giunchi (ITA) L        Mosberg (USA) W
 Gotfred Johansen (DEN) W        Johansen (DEN) L
 Jean Neys (BEL) L      Johansen (DEN) W  
 Frank Cassidy (USA) W    Cassidy (USA) L  
 Ko Janssens (NED) L        Johansen (DEN) W   Bronze medal bout
 Johan Sæterhaug (NOR) W        Newton (CAN) L  
 James Gilmour (GBR) L      Sæterhaug (NOR) L    Newton (CAN) W
 Clarence Newton (CAN) W    Newton (CAN) W      Beland (RSA) L
 Johan Jensen (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.