Boxing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's heavyweight

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Heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 16–20
Competitors 15 from 11 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Otto von Porat
2nd, silver medalist(s) Søren Petersen
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Alfredo Porzio
← 1920
1928 →

The men's heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the heaviest contested, allowing boxers weighing over 175 pounds (79.4 kilograms). The competition was held from Wednesday, July 16, 1924, to Sunday, July 20, 1924.

Fifteen boxers from eleven nations competed.


Boxing at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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Flyweight   men
Bantamweight men
Featherweight men
Lightweight men
Welterweight men
Middleweight men
Light heavyweight men
Heavyweight men
Round of 16
July 16
July 18
July 19
July 20
  Otto von Porat (NOR) RSC2  
  Charles Jardine (AUS) L       von Porat (NOR) KO3  
  Riccardo Bertazzolo (ITA) PTS     Bertazzolo (ITA) L  
  Cornelis O'Kelly (GBR) L         von Porat (NOR) PTS  
  Alfredo Porzio (ARG) PTS         Porzio (ARG) L  
  Charles Peguilhan (FRA) L       Porzio (ARG) PTS
  Ed Greathouse (USA) PTS     Greathouse (USA) L  
  Georges Galinat (FRA) L         von Porat (NOR) PTS
  Henk de Best (NED) -         Petersen (DEN) L
 Bye -       de Best (NED) PTS  
  Robert Larsen (DEN) W     Larsen (DEN) L  
  Tomasz Konarzewski (POL) DIS2         de Best (NED) L   Bronze medal bout
  Søren Petersen (DEN) PTS         Petersen (DEN) PTS  
  Carlo Scotti (ITA) L       Petersen (DEN) W     Porzio (ARG) PTS
  Arthur Clifton (GBR) PTS     Clifton (GBR) w/o       de Best (NED) L
  Eddie Eagan (USA) L