Boxing at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's bantamweight

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The men's bantamweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1932 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the second-lightest contested, and allowed boxers of up to 119 pounds (54.0 kilograms). The competition was held from Tuesday, August 9, 1932 to Saturday, August 13, 1932.

Ten boxers from ten nations competed.


Gold Silver Bronze
Horace Gwynne
Hans Ziglarski
José Villanueva


Round of 16
August 9
August 10
August 11
August 13
         Horace Gwynne (CAN) PTS  
         Vito Melis (ITA) L  
           Horace Gwynne (CAN) PTS  
           José Villanueva (PHI) L  
         José Villanueva (PHI) PTS  
         Akira Nakao (JPN) L  
           Horace Gwynne (CAN) PTS
           Hans Ziglarski (GER) L
         Hans Ziglarski (GER) PTS  
         Paul Nicolas (FRA) L  
           Hans Ziglarski (GER) PTS   Bronze medal bout
 Joseph Lang (USA) PTS        Joseph Lang (USA) L  
 Sabino Tirado (MEX) L      Joseph Lang (USA) W    José Villanueva (PHI) W
 Carlos Pereyra (ARG) PTS      Carlos Pereyra (ARG) w/o    Joseph Lang (USA) w/o
 Patrick Hughes (IRL) L