Boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics took place in the Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, United States. The boxing schedule began on July 29 and ended on August 11. Twelve men's boxing events were contested.

Contents

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light flyweight (–48 kg)
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Paul Gonzales
 United States
Salvatore Todisco
 Italy
Marcelino Bolivar
 Venezuela
Keith Mwila
 Zambia
Flyweight (–51 kg)
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Steve McCrory
 United States
Redzep Redzepovski
 Yugoslavia
Eyüp Can
 Turkey
Ibrahim Bilali
 Kenya
Bantamweight (–54 kg)
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Maurizio Stecca
 Italy
Héctor López
 Mexico
Dale Walters
 Canada
Pedro Nolasco
 Dominican Republic
Featherweight (–57 kg)
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Meldrick Taylor
 United States
Peter Konyegwachie
 Nigeria
Omar Catarí
 Venezuela
Turgut Aykaç
 Turkey
Lightweight (–60 kg)
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Pernell Whitaker
 United States
Luis Ortiz
 Puerto Rico
Chun Chil-Sung
 South Korea
Martin Ndongo-Ebanga
 Cameroon
Light welterweight (–63 kg)
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Jerry Page
 United States
Dhawee Umponmaha
 Thailand
Mircea Fulger
 Romania
Mirko Puzović
 Yugoslavia
Welterweight (–67 kg)
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Mark Breland
 United States
An Young-Su
 South Korea
Joni Nyman
 Finland
Luciano Bruno
 Italy
Light middleweight (–71 kg)
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Frank Tate
 United States
Shawn O'Sullivan
 Canada
Christophe Tiozzo
 France
Manfred Zielonka
 West Germany
Middleweight (–75 kg)
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Shin Joon-Sup
 South Korea
Virgil Hill
 United States
Aristides González
 Puerto Rico
Mohamed Zaoui
 Algeria
Light heavyweight (–81 kg)
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Anton Josipović
 Yugoslavia
Kevin Barry
 New Zealand
Evander Holyfield
 United States
Mustapha Moussa
 Algeria
Heavyweight (–91 kg)
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Henry Tillman
 United States
Willie DeWit
 Canada
Angelo Musone
 Italy
Arnold Vanderlyde
 Netherlands
Super heavyweight (+ 91 kg)
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Tyrell Biggs
 United States
Francesco Damiani
 Italy
Robert Wells
 Great Britain
Aziz Salihu
 Yugoslavia

Events[edit]

Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)[edit]

  • 25 competitors from 25 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Paul Gonzales  USA
Silver Salvatore Todisco  ITA
Bronze Marcelino Bolivar  VEN
Bronze Keith Mwila  ZAM

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Flyweight (– 51 kg)[edit]

  • 31 competitors from 31 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Steve McCrory  USA
Silver Redzep Redzepovski  YUG
Bronze Eyüp Can  TUR
Bronze Ibrahim Bilali  KEN

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Bantamweight (– 54 kg)[edit]

  • 35 competitors from 35 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Maurizio Stecca  ITA
Silver Héctor López  MEX
Bronze Dale Walters  CAN
Bronze Pedro Nolasco  DOM

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Featherweight (57 kg)[edit]

  • 37 competitors from 37 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Meldrick Taylor  USA
Silver Peter Konyegwachie  NGR
Bronze Omar Catari  VEN
Bronze Turgut Aykaç  TUR

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Lightweight (– 60 kg)[edit]

  • 40 competitors from 40 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Pernell Whitaker  USA
Silver Luis Ortiz  PUR
Bronze Chun Chil-Sung  KOR
Bronze Martin Ndongo-Ebanga  CMR

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)[edit]

  • 31 competitors from 31 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Jerry Page  USA
Silver Dhawee Umponmaha  THA
Bronze Mircea Fulger  ROU
Bronze Mirko Puzović  YUG

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Welterweight (– 67 kg)[edit]

  • 34 competitors from 34 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Mark Breland  USA
Silver An Young-Su  KOR
Bronze Joni Nyman  FIN
Bronze Luciano Bruno  ITA

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)[edit]

  • 34 competitors from 34 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Frank Tate  USA
Silver Shawn O'Sullivan  CAN
Bronze Christophe Tiozzo  FRA
Bronze Manfred Zielonka  FRG

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Middleweight (– 75 kg)[edit]

  • 27 competitors from 27 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Shin Joon-Sup  KOR
Silver Virgil Hill  USA
Bronze Aristides González  PUR
Bronze Mohamed Zaoui  ALG

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Puerto Rican Aristides González (right) defeats Western Samoan Paulo Tuvale

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)[edit]

  • 24 competitors from 24 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Anton Josipović  YUG
Silver Kevin Barry  NZL
Bronze Evander Holyfield  USA
Bronze Mustapha Moussa  ALG

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Holyfield was disqualified for punching Barry after the referee had called stop.[1]

Final[edit]

Barry was knocked out by Holyfield's illegal punch in the semifinal; under IABA health regulation he was not allowed to box for 28 days, so scratched from the final.[1]


Heavyweight (– 91 kg)[edit]

  • 15 competitors from 15 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Henry Tillman  USA
Silver Willie DeWit  CAN
Bronze Angelo Musone  ITA
Bronze Arnold Vanderlyde  NED

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]


Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg)[edit]

  • 11 competitors from 11 countries


RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gold Tyrell Biggs  USA
Silver Francesco Damiani  ITA
Bronze Robert Wells  GBR
Bronze Aziz Salihu  YUG

First round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • BC Amateur Boxing New
  1. ^ a b AP (12 August 1984). "Holyfield loses appeal, but gains bronze". Boca Raton News. p. 4D. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 

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