David Carstens

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  South Africa
Gold medal – first place 1932 Los Angeles Light heavyweight

David Daniel Carstens (September 1914 in Strand – 6 August 1955)[1] was a South African boxer who competed in the Olympic games in 1932. He won the gold medal in the light heavyweight competition in Los Angeles, beating Gino Rossi of Italy in the final match.[2]

1932 Olympic record[edit]

Below is the record of David Carstens who competed for South Africa as a light heavyweight boxer at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics:

  • Quarterfinal: defeated Hans Berger (Germany) on points
  • Semifinal: defeated Peter Jorgensen (Denmark) on points
  • Final: defeated Gino Rossi (Italy) on points (won gold medal)