Juan Carlos Lemus

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Juan Carlos Lemus
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1989-0921-020, Carlos Lemus, Siegfried Mehnert.jpg
Juan Carlos Lemus (left) facing Siegfried Mehnert at the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Moscow
Personal information
Full name Juan Carlos Lemus García
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1965-05-06) May 6, 1965 (age 52)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Middleweight

Juan Carlos Lemus Garcia (born May 6, 1965) is a Cuban boxer, who won the gold medal in the men's Light Middleweight (71 kg) category at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Lemus also was awarded the gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games, as well as the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1991, beating the reigning champion at that time, Israel Akopkochyan.

Recently he resides in Canary Islands.

Olympic results[edit]

Boxan gold medal Pre-olympics Barcelona 1992 and best boxer of the tournament also, with Oscar de la Hoya.