Clarence Hill (boxer)

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Clarence Hill
Real nameClarence Hill
NationalityBritish (Bermuda)
Born (1951-06-26) June 26, 1951 (age 67)
Boxing record
Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  Bermuda
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Heavyweight

Clarence Hill (born June 26, 1951) is a retired Bermudian boxer. At the 1976 Summer Olympics he won a Heavyweight bronze medal. He is Bermuda's first and so far only Olympic medallist.

1976 Olympic results[edit]

Below are the results of Clarence Hill, a boxer from Bermuda who competed in the heavyweight division at the 1976 Montreal Olympics:

  • Round of 32: bye
  • Round of 16: Defeated Parviz Badpa (Iran) KO 3
  • Quarterfianl: Defeated Rudy Gauwe (Belgium) by decision, 5-0
  • Semifinal: Lost to Mircea Şimon (Romania) by decision, 0-5 (was awarded a bronze medal)

Professional boxing career[edit]

Hill turned pro in 1980 and had limited success in the heavyweight division. His most notable fight was a unanimous decision loss to then-undefeated Tony Tubbs in 1982, a fight in which Hill had Tubbs down in the first round but was unable to control. Hill retired in 1986 with a pro record of 17-3-1.

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