Victor Zilberman

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Romania
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Welterweight

Victor Zilberman (born 20 September 1947) is a retired boxer from Romania.

Born in Bucharest, he represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There he won a bronze medal in the welterweight division (– 67 kg) after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual winner Jochen Bachfeld of East Germany. After the competition, he defected.

He competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1968 (Mexico City).

Olympic results[edit]

1968: Mexico City (as a welterweight)

1972: Munich (as a welterweight)

Montreal: 1976 (as a welterweight)

  • Round of 64: bye
  • Round of 32: Defeated Amon Kotey (Ghana) by walkover
  • Round of 16: Defeated Colin Jones (Great Britain) by decision, 5–0
  • Quarterfinal: Defeated Carlos Santos (Puerto Rico) by decision, 3–2
  • Semifinal: Lost to Jochen Bachfeld (East Germany) by decision, 2-3 (won bronze medal)