|Born||22 September 1929|
Dreyer was the Olympic Gold Medallist at lightweight in London 1948, defeating Joseph Vissers of Belgium in the final.
Below are Gerald Dreyer's bouts from the 1948 Olympic Games:
- Round of 32: bye
- Round of 16: defeated Ernesto Porto (Philippines) on points
- Quarterfinal: defeated Øivind Breiby (Norway) on points
- Semifinal: defeated Svend Wad (Denmark) on points
- Final: defeated Joseph Vissers (Belgium) on points (won gold medal)
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 Knockouts. Dreyer won the Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight title beating Cliff Curvis over 15 rounds at Rand Stadium, Johannesburg on 8 December 1952.
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