Viktor Savchenko

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Viktor Savchenko
Viktor Savchenko
Medal record
Men’s Boxing
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Light Middleweight
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Middleweight
World Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade Light Middleweight

Viktor Grigorievich Savchenko (Russian: Виктор Григорьевич Савченко) (born September 17, 1952) is a retired boxer, who represented the USSR twice at the Summer Olympics during his career as an amateur. He won the bronze medal in the light middleweight division (– 71 kg) at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, followed by the silver medal in the middleweight category (– 75 kg) four years later in Moscow, Soviet Union.

In 1978 he won the world title at the second World Championships in Belgrade. Savchenko trained at the Avanhard Voluntary Sports Society in Dnipropetrovsk.

Olympic results[edit]