Gerald Dreyer

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Gerald Dreyer
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Born (1929-09-22) 22 September 1929 (age 85)

Gerald Dreyer (22 September 1929 – 5 September 1985) was a boxer from Pretoria, South Africa,[1] who competed in the Lightweight division during his career as an amateur.

Amateur career[edit]

Dreyer was the Olympic Gold Medallist at lightweight in London 1948, defeating Joseph Vissers of Belgium in the final.

Pro career[edit]

Dreyer turned pro in 1948 and fought primarily in New York City late in his career, retiring in 1955 after having won 41, lost 8, and drawn 2 with 23 KO.

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References[edit]

Professional boxing record for Gerald Dreyer from BoxRec

  1. ^ Sports ref retrieved 31 Oct 2010