Boxing at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's light heavyweight

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The men's light heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1932 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, August 10, 1932 to Saturday, August 13, 1932.

Eight boxers from eight nations competed.


Gold Silver Bronze
David Carstens
 South Africa
Gino Rossi
Peter Jørgensen


August 10
August 11
August 13
  Gino Rossi (ITA)  PTS
  Nikolaos Mastoridis (GRE)  L  
  Rossi (ITA)  wo
    Murphy (IRL)  -  
  William Murphy (IRL)  PTS
  Johnny Miler (USA)  L  
  Rossi (ITA)  L
    Carstens (RSA)  PTS
  Peter Jørgensen (DEN)  PTS
  Rafael Lang (ARG)  L  
  Jørgensen (DEN)  L Third place
    Carstens (RSA)  PTS  
  David Carstens (RSA)  PTS   Jørgensen (DEN)  wo
  Hans Berger (GER)  L     Murphy (IRL)  -