Robinsón Pitalúa

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Robinsón Pitalúa
Personal information
Born September 3, 1964
Died September 22, 1985

Robinson Pitalúa Támara (September 3, 1964 – September 22, 1985) was a Colombian boxer, who represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles in the Men's Bantamweight division.[1]

Born in Montería, Córdoba Pitalúa won the bronze medal in the same weight category a year earlier at the 1983 Pan American Games.[2] He died in a drowning accident 1985 in Miami, Florida, USA.[3]

Achievements[edit]

  • IX Bolivarian Games, Barquisimeto, VEN, 1981. Silver. Lost to Manuel Vilchez.
  • III World Championship, Munich, GER, 1982. Ninth place. Lost to Klaus-Dieter Kirchstein.
  • Inter-Continental Tournament, Colorado Springs, USA, 1982. Gold. Defeated Héctor López.
  • II Suramerican Championship, Guayaquil, ECU, 1983. Silver. Lost to Manuel Vilchez.
  • Pan American Games, Caracas, VEN, 1983. Bronze. Lost to Pedro Nolasco.
  • Olympic Festival, Mexico, MEX, 1984. Gold.
  • XXIII Olympic Games, Los Angeles, USA, 1984. Fifth place. Defeated Hugh Dyer and Barbar Ali Khan. Lost to Maurizio Stecca.
  • Four-time National Champion.
  • Amateur record: 83-12-0.
  • Professional debut: November 23, 1984 against Manuel Mendoza.
  • Professional Record: 6-0-0, 4 KO's.[4]

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