Fidel Ortiz

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Fidel Ortiz
Real name Fidel Ortiz Tovar
Nickname(s) Fidelón[1]
Nationality Mexican
Born (1908-10-10)10 October 1908
Mexico City, Mexico[2]
Died 9 September 1975(1975-09-09) (aged 66)
Mexico City, Mexico[2]

Fidel Ortiz Tovar, also known as Fidelón (10 October 1908 – 9 September 1975) was a Mexican boxer who represented his country in the 1928 and 1936 Summer Olympics. In the later competition, he defeated Swedish pugilist Stig Cederberg to win the bronze medal in the Bantamweight class.[1][2]

Amateur career[edit]

In Amsterdam 1928, he lost his first fight in the bantamweight competition and was eliminated. Eight years later, he won the bronze medal in the bantamweight class after winning the third place fight against Stig Cederberg.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Fidel Ortiz Tovar". Comité Olímpico Mexicano (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 16 September 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Fidel Oriz Tovar". Red ILCE (in Spanish). January 2004. Retrieved 15 September 2014.