Ralph Evans (boxer)

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Ralph Evans
Medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Light Flyweight

Ralph Evans (born 20 December 1953) in the Rhondda Valley, South Wales to parents Gwynfor and Jean Evans. Ralph is the eldest of six children. At the age of seven years the family moved to Waterlooville, Hampshire, where later his father set up and ran the Waterlooville boxing club (still in existence today). Ralph Evans is a former boxer from Great Britain who won the bronze medal in the light flyweight division (– 48 kg) at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. In the semifinals he was defeated by Hungary's eventual gold medalist György Gedó. After retiring from boxing Ralph was offered a position as a professional race jockey but instead set up his own family building and property development company which is still running today. He is divorced with two children Donna and Gareth and living in Hayling Island Hampshire.