George Turpin

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Bantamweight

George Turpin (born 10 January 1952 in Liverpool) is a former bantamweight boxer from the United Kingdom. Turpin was unbeaten as a senior amateur against British opposition and after winning the British ABA championship for 2 consecutive years (1971 & 1972) he won the [bronze] medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics. In the semifinals of the men's bantamweight (– 54 kg) division he was defeated by Cuba's eventual gold medalist Orlando Martínez on a hotly disputed 3-2 split decision. Turpin had limited success as a professional fighter (1973-1977), recording eleven wins (5 ko's), three losses and two draws.

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