Július Torma

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Czechoslovakia
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Welterweight
European Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1947 Dublin Middleweight
Gold medal – first place 1949 Oslo Welterweight
Bronze medal – third place 1955 West Berlin Light Heavyweight

Július Torma (March 7, 1922, Budapest – October 23, 1991) was an ethnic Hungarian boxer competing for Czechoslovakia. He won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1948 for Czechoslovakia in the category up to 67 kg. He competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics (1948, 1952 and 1956).[1]

Torma defeated Hank Herring of the United States in the 1948 final. Torma also competed as a welterweight in 1952, losing in the quarterfinals; and in 1956, as a Middleweight.

He was born in Budapest and died in Prague.

Olympic results[edit]

London - 1948 (as a Welterweight)

Helsinki - 1952 (as a Welterweight)

Melbourne - 1956 (as a Middleweight)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Július Torma Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 November 2018.

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