Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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These are the results of the boxing competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Medals were awarded in 8 weight classes. The competitions were held from August 10, 1936 to August 15, 1936.

The competition featured prominently in the French film L'as des as (1982), whose main character, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, was the fictitious coach of the French boxing team.

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 179 boxers from 31 nations competed at the Berlin Games:

 Argentina (8)  Czechoslovakia (8)  Great Britain (8)  New Zealand (3)  Switzerland (8)
 Australia (3)  Denmark (8)  Hungary (6)  Norway (6)  United States (8)
 Austria (6)  Egypt (4)  Italy (8)  Philippines (5)  Uruguay (7)
 Belgium (8)  Estonia (2)  Japan (5)  Poland (7)
 Canada (4)  Finland (6)  Luxembourg (5)  Romania (4)
 Chile (4)  France (6)  Mexico (4)  South Africa (6)
 Republic of China (2)  Germany (8)  Netherlands (8)  Sweden (4)
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Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(-50.8 kg / 112 lb)
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Willy Kaiser
 Germany
Gavino Matta
 Italy
Louis Laurie
 United States
Bantamweight
(-53.5 kg / 118 lb)
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Ulderico Sergo
 Italy
Jack Wilson
 United States
Fidel Ortiz
 Mexico
Featherweight
(-57.2 kg / 126 lb)
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Oscar Casanovas
 Argentina
Charles Catterall
 South Africa
Josef Miner
 Germany
Lightweight
(-61.2 kg / 135 lb)
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Imre Harangi
 Hungary
Nikolai Stepulov
 Estonia
Erik Ågren
 Sweden
Welterweight
(-66.7 kg / 147 lb)
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Sten Suvio
 Finland
Michael Murach
 Germany
Gerhard Pedersen
 Denmark
Middleweight
(-72.6 kg / 160 lb)
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Jean Despeaux
 France
Henry Tiller
 Norway
Raúl Villarreal
 Argentina
Light heavyweight
(-79.4 kg / 175 lb)
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Roger Michelot
 France
Richard Vogt
 Germany
Francisco Risiglione
 Argentina
Heavyweight
(over 79.4 kg/175 lb)
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Herbert Runge
 Germany
Guillermo Lovell
 Argentina
Erling Nilsen
 Norway

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 2 1 5
2  France (FRA) 2 0 0 2
3  Argentina (ARG) 1 1 2 4
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
 Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 1 2
9  Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
 South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
11  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°16′15″E / 52.5001°N 13.2708°E / 52.5001; 13.2708