Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Super heavyweight

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Super heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall
Date 18–29 August
Competitors 16 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Alexander Povetkin  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mohamed Aly  Egypt
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Michel López Núñez  Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Roberto Cammarelle  Italy
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The super heavyweight boxing competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held from 18 to 29 August at Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall. This is limited to those boxers weighing more than 91 kilograms.

Competition format[edit]

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament. This event consisted of 28 boxers who have qualified for the competition through various tournaments held in 2003 and 2004.[1] The competition began with a preliminary round on 18 August, where the number of competitors was reduced to eight, and concluded with the final on 28 August.[2]

All bouts consisted of four rounds of two minutes each, with one-minute breaks between rounds.[1] Punches scored only if the white area on the front of the glove made full contact with the front of the head or torso of the opponent. Five judges scored each bout; three of the judges had to signal a scoring punch within one second for the punch to score. The winner of the bout was the boxer who scored the most valid punches by the end of the bout.

Schedule[edit]

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Wednesday, 18 August 2004 19:30 Round of 16
Monday, 23 August 2004 19:30 Quarterfinals
Friday, 27 August 2004 19:30 Semifinals
Sunday, 29 August 2004 13:30 Final

Schedule[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
 Alexander Povetkin (RUS) RSC
 Sergey Rozhnov (BUL)
 Alexander Povetkin (RUS)  31 
 Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 15
 Sebastian Köber (GER 18
 Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 28
 Alexander Povetkin (RUS)  31 
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) 19
 Gbenga Oloukun (NGR) 13
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) 29
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) 23
 Aleksey Masikin (UKR) 21
 Aleksey Masikin (UKR) 23
 Aliaksandr Apanasionak (BLR) 5
 Alexander Povetkin (RUS  WO 
 Mohamed Aly (EGY)
 Mohamed Aly (EGY) 32
 Carlos Takam (CMR) 19
 Mohamed Aly (EGY) 19
 Jaroslavas Jakšto (LTU) 11
 Victor Bisbal (PUR) 17
 Jaroslavas Jakšto (LTU) 26
 Mohamed Aly (EGY) 18
 Michel López Núñez (CUB 16
 Michel López Núñez (CUB) 18
 Rustam Saidov (UZB) 13
 Michel López Núñez (CUB 21
 Jason Estrada (USA) 7
 Jason Estrada (USA) 30
 Ma'afu Hawke (TGA) 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athens 2004: Boxing – Super Heavyweight (91kg)" (PDF). Athens 2004. LA84 Foundation. 15 August 2004. pp. 33–34. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Boxing: Men's Super Heavyeight (+91kg/+201lbs)". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 

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