Boxing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's light heavyweight

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Light heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 16–20
Competitors 20 from 14 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Harry Mitchell
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Thyge Petersen
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sverre Sørsdal
← 1920
1928 →

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

20 boxers from 14 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 32
July 16
Round of 16
July 17
July 18
July 19
July 20
           Robert Foquet (FRA) L  
  Harry Mitchell (GBR) W       Harry Mitchell (GBR) PTS  
  Karel Miljon (NED) DIS3         Harry Mitchell (GBR) RSC1  
  Georges Rossignon (FRA) PTS       Georges Rossignon (FRA) L  
  Luis Correa (CHI) L       Georges Rossignon (FRA) PTS  
           Amedeo Grillo (ITA) L  
             Harry Mitchell (GBR) PTS  
           Carlo Saraudi (ITA) L  
           Carlo Saraudi (ITA) PTS  
           Carl Lindberg (DEN) L  
           Carlo Saraudi (ITA) PTS
           John Courtis (GBR) L  
           John Courtis (GBR) RSC3  
           Michel Maurer (LUX) L  
             Harry Mitchell (GBR) PTS
           Thyge Petersen (DEN) L
           Tom Kirby (USA) PTS
           Jean Welter (LUX) L  
           Tom Kirby (USA) L
           Sverre Sørsdal (NOR) PTS  
           John Kidley (IRL) L  
  Sverre Sørsdal (NOR) PTS       Sverre Sørsdal (NOR) RSC1  
  Fernand Delarge (BEL) L       Sverre Sørsdal (NOR) L   Bronze medal bout
  Thyge Petersen (DEN) PTS       Thyge Petersen (DEN) PTS  
  Arturo Rodríguez (ARG) L       Thyge Petersen (DEN) RSC2     Sverre Sørsdal (NOR) W
           Jan Gerbich (POL) L     Carlo Saraudi (ITA) w/o
           Thyge Petersen (DEN) PTS
           George Mulholland (USA) L  
           George Mulholland (USA) PTS
           Charley Belanger (CAN) L