Boxing at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight

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Boxing at the
1932 Summer Olympics
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The men's lightweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1932 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the fourth-lightest contested, and allowed boxers of up to 135 pounds (61.2 kilograms). The competition was held from Tuesday, August 9, 1932 to Saturday, August 13, 1932.

Thirteen boxers from 13 nations competed.


Gold Silver Bronze
Lawrence Stevens
 South Africa
Thure Ahlqvist
Nathan Bor
 United States


Round of 16
August 9
August 10
August 11
August 13
 Thure Ahlqvist (SWE) -  
Bye -      Ahlqvist (SWE) PTS  
 Gaston Mayor (FRA) PTS    Mayor (FRA) L  
 Manuel Ponce (MEX) L        Ahlqvist (SWE) PTS  
 Nathan Bor (USA) PTS        Bor (USA) L  
 Harry Mizler (GBR) L      Bor (USA) -
- -   Bye -  
- -        Ahlqvist (SWE) L
 Mario Bianchini (ITA) PTS        Stevens (RSA) PTS
 Robert Purdie (NZL) L      Bianchini (ITA) PTS  
 Frankie Genovese (CAN) PTS    Genovese (CAN) L  
 Eduardo Vargas (ARG) L        Bianchini (ITA) L   Bronze medal bout
 Franz Kartz (GER) PTS        Stevens (RSA) PTS  
 Otsu Shoko (JPN)[1] L      Kartz (GER) L    Bor (USA) PTS
 Lawrence Stevens (RSA) PTS    Stevens (RSA) PTS      Bianchini (ITA) L
 José Padilla (PHI) L  


  1. ^ He was a korean athlete who competed as japanese boxer. his korean name was hwang-eul-su.