Joseph Vissers

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Belgium
Silver medal – second place 1948 London Lightweight

Joseph ("Jos") Vissers (28 November 1928 – 18 April 2006) was a Belgian boxer who competed in the Lightweight division during his career.

Amateur career[edit]

Vissers was the Olympic Silver Medalist at lightweight in London in 1948, losing to Gerald Dreyer of South Africa in the final.

1948 Olympic results[edit]

Below are the results of Joseph Vissers, a Belgian lightweight boxer, who competed at the 1948 London Olympics:

  • Round of 32: defeated Billy Barber (Australia) on points
  • Round of 16: defeated Edy Schmidiger (Switzerland) on points
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Eddie Haddad (Canada) on points
  • Semifinal: defeated Wallace Smith (United States) on points
  • Final: lost to Gerald Dreyer (South Africa) on points (was awarded the silver medal)

Pro career[edit]

Vissers turned pro in 1948 and fought primarily in Belgium, retiring in 1951 after an unsuccessful pro career, having won 5 and lost 6 with 3 KO.

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