Rafael Iglesias (boxer)

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Rafael Iglesias
Rafael Iglesias vs Gunnar Nilsson, London 1948.jpg
Iglesias vs. Gunnar Nilsson in the 1948 Olympic final
Personal information
Born May 25, 1924
Avellaneda, Argentina
Died January 1, 1999 (aged 74)
San Juan, Argentina
Sport Boxing

Argentino Rafael Iglesias (May 25, 1924 – January 1, 1999) was an Argentine heavyweight boxer. He won a gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics by knocking out Gunnar Nilsson in the final.[1] Iglesias was knocked out himself in his only bout as a professional, in 1952.[2]


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