Ion Monea

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Ion Monea
Medal record
Competitor for  Romania
Men's Boxing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City Light Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Middleweight
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1963 Moscow Middleweight
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Rome Light Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 1969 Bucharest Light Heavyweight

Ion Monea (30 November 1940 – 1 March 2011) was a Romanian Olympic light heavyweight boxer.

Amateur career[edit]

Monea was born in Tohanu Vechi, Braşov, Romania, and was the 1968 Olympic Light Heavyweight Silver Medalist at Mexico City, and the 1960 Olympic Middleweight Bronze Medalist at Rome.

He was trained by Constantin Nour, whom he called the "most competent and gifted trainer".[1]


  1. ^ "Olimpiada de la Roma 1960" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 5, 2014.