Leonard Leisching

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Leonard Leisching
Medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  South Africa
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Featherweight
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1954 Vancouver Featherweight

Leonard Leisching (born 11 September 1934) is a former boxer from South Africa, bronze medalist at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki [1] and gold medalist at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver. Leisching was also an accomplished footballer, appearing as a full-back for Johannesburg Rangers, Wigan Athletic, Llandudno and Southern Suburbs.


  1. ^ Profile: Len Leisching sports.reference.com (Retrieved on 13 December 2008)