Boxing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight

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Lightweight boxing
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'hiver
Dates July 16–20
Competitors 30 from 22 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Hans Jacob Nielsen
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alfredo Copello
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Frederick Boylstein
 United States
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The men's lightweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1924 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 July 16, 1924 to July 20, 1924.

30 boxers from 22 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
  Hans Jacob Nielsen (DEN) PTS  
  Zorobabel Rodríguez (CHI) L       Hans Jacob Nielsen (DEN) PTS  
  Richard Savignac (FRA) PTS       Richard Savignac (FRA) L  
  Ferdinando De Petrillo (ITA) L         Hans Jacob Nielsen (DEN) PTS  
  Haakon Hansen (NOR) PTS       Haakon Hansen (NOR) L  
  Anton Eichholzer (AUT) L       Haakon Hansen (NOR) PTS  
  Charles Petersen (DEN) PTS       Charles Petersen (DEN) L  
  Grégoire Laurent (LUX) L         Hans Jacob Nielsen (DEN) PTS  
           Frederick Boylstein (USA) L  
           Frederick Boylstein (USA) PTS  
           George Shorter (GBR) L  
           Frederick Boylstein (USA) PTS
  Alfred Genon (BEL) PTS       Alfred Genon (BEL) L  
  Béla Lőwig (HUN) L       Alfred Genon (BEL) PTS  
  Charles Sinclair (AUS) PTS       Colin Sinclair (AUS) L  
  Huub Huizenaar (NED) L         Hans Jacob Nielsen (DEN) PTS
  Jean Tholey (FRA) PTS       Alfredo Copello (ARG) L
  Charlie Purdy (NZL) L       Jean Tholey (FRA) PTS
  Jorge Nicolares (URU) PTS       Jorge Nicolares (URU) L  
  Ernests Gutmans (LAT) L       Jean Tholey (FRA) PTS
  Dick Beland (RSA) PTS       Dick Beland (RSA) L  
  Kristoffer Nilsen (NOR) L       Dick Beland (RSA) PTS  
  Vicente Valdero (ESP) PTS       Vicente Valdero (ESP) L  
  Mario Reilly (ARG) L       Jean Tholey (FRA) L   Bronze medal bout
  Alfredo Copello (ARG) PTS       Alfredo Copello (ARG) PTS  
  Walter White[1] (GBR) L       Alfredo Copello (ARG) PTS     Frederick Boylstein (USA) PTS
  Luigi Marfut (ITA) PTS       Luigi Marfut (ITA) L     Jean Tholey (FRA) L
  Michel Haddad (EGY) L       Alfredo Copello (ARG) W
  Ben Rothwell (USA) KO2       Ben Rothwell (USA) DQ2  
  James Kelleher (IRL) L       Ben Rothwell (USA) PTS
  Chris Graham (CAN) PTS       Chris Graham (CAN) L  
  Liberto Corney (URU) L