Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Super heavyweight

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The super heavyweight class in the boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics competition is the heaviest class. Super heavyweights were limited to those boxers weighing over 91 kilograms (200.6 pounds).

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament. Both semifinal losers were awarded bronze medals, so no boxers competed again after their first loss. Bouts consisted of four rounds of two minutes each, with one-minute breaks between rounds. 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.

16 boxers qualified for this category after the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships and 9 Continental Qualification Tournaments.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Roberto Cammarelle
 Italy
Silver Zhang Zhilei
 China
Bronze David Price
 Great Britain
Vyacheslav Glazkov
 Ukraine

Draw[edit]

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Round of 16
Wednesday, 13 August 2008
20:45-22:45
Quarterfinals
Monday, 18 August 2008
21:00-22:00
Semifinals
Friday, 22 August 2008
21:30-22:00
Final
Sunday, 24 August 2008
16:30-16:50
               
 Vyacheslav Glazkov (UKR) 5
 Robert Alfonso (CUB) 3
 Vyacheslav Glazkov (UKR) 10
 Newfel Ouatah (ALG) 4
 Newfel Ouatah (ALG) 7
 José Payares (VEN) 5
 Vyacheslav Glazkov (UKR) WO
 Zhang Zhilei (CHN)  
 Mohamed Amanissi (MAR) 0
 Zhang Zhilei (CHN) 15
 Zhang Zhilei (CHN) 12
 Ruslan Myrsatayev (KAZ) 2
 Daniel Beahan (AUS)  
 Ruslan Myrsatayev (KAZ) RSC
 Zhang Zhilei (CHN)  
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) RSC
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) 13
 Marko Tomasović (CRO) 1
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) 9
 Óscar Rivas (COL) 5
 Kubrat Pulev (BUL) 5
 Óscar Rivas (COL) 11
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) RSC
 David Price (GBR)  
 Islam Timurziev (RUS)  
 David Price (GBR) RSC
 David Price (GBR) RSC
 Jaroslavas Jakšto (LTU)
 Onorede Ohwarieme (NGR) 1
 Jaroslavas Jakšto (LTU) 11

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