Leen Jansen (right) vs. Nelis Oostrum in 1961
3 August 1930|
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
|Died||27 January 2014
Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands
Leonardus ("Leen") Eustachius Jansen (3 August 1930 – 27 January 2014) was a boxer from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he was stopped in the quarterfinals of the men's Middleweight (−75 kg) division by eventual winner Floyd Patterson of the United States.
After the Summer Olympics Jansen became a professional. He boxed a total number of 71 matches, of which he won sixty fights (27 KOs). His last fight was on 2 October 1967 in his home town of Rotterdam, where he was defeated on points by Johnny Halafihi of Tonga.
- Leen Jansen. sports-reference.com
- Professional boxing record for Leen Jansen from BoxRec
- Tonny Bogers (25 March 2013) Bokslegende Leen Jansen. 4tography.nl
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