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Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

 

Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

These are the results of the boxing competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Medals were awarded in 8 weight classes. The competitions were held from August 10, 1936 to August 15, 1936.

The competition featured prominently in the French film L'as des as (1982), whose main character, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, was the fictitious coach of the French boxing team.

Participating nations

A total of 179 boxers from 31 nations competed at the Berlin Games:
Argentina (8)  (8) Great Britain (8) New Zealand (3) Switzerland (8)
Australia (3) Denmark (8) Hungary (6) Norway (6) United States (8)
Austria (6) Egypt (4) Italy (8) } 1924 Summer 1928 Summer 1932 Summer = Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg 1936 Summer 1948 Summer 1951 Asian Games 1952 Summer 1954 Asian Games 1956 Summer 1958 Asian Games 1960 Summer 1962 Asian Games 1964 Summer 1966 Asian Games 1968 Summer 1970 Asian Games 1972 Summer 1972 Winter 1974 Asian Games 1976 Summer 1978 Asian Games 1982 Asian Games 1984 Summer 1986 Asian Games 1988 Summer 1988 Winter 1990 Asian Games 1990 Asian Winter Games 1992 Summer 1992 Winter 1994 Asian Games 1996 Summer = Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg 22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Philippines (5)  (7)
Belgium (8)  (2) Japan (5) Poland (7)
Canada (4) Finland (6)  (5) Romania (4)
Chile (4) France (6) Mexico (4)  (6)
Republic of China (2) Germany (8) Netherlands (8) Sweden (4)
Boxing

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(-50.8 kg / 112 lb)
 Willy Kaiser
Germany (GER)
 Gavino Matta
Italy (ITA)
 Louis Laurie
United States (USA)
Bantamweight
(-53.5 kg / 118 lb)
 Ulderico Sergo
Italy (ITA)
 Jack Wilson
United States (USA)
 Fidel Ortiz
Mexico (MEX)
Featherweight
(-57.2 kg / 126 lb)
 Oscar Casanovas
Argentina (ARG)
 Charles Catterall
South Africa (RSA)
 Josef Miner
Germany (GER)
Lightweight
(-61.2 kg / 135 lb)
 Imre Harangi
Hungary (HUN)
 Nikolai Stepulov
Estonia (EST)
 Erik Ågren
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
(-66.7 kg / 147 lb)
 Sten Suvio
Finland (FIN)
 Michael Murach
Germany (GER)
 Gerhard Pedersen
Denmark (DEN)
Middleweight
(-72.6 kg / 160 lb)
 Jean Despeaux
France (FRA)
 Henry Tiller
Norway (NOR)
 Raúl Villarreal
Argentina (ARG)
Light heavyweight
(-79.4 kg / 175 lb)
 Roger Michelot
France (FRA)
 Richard Vogt
Germany (GER)
 Francisco Risiglione
Argentina (ARG)
Heavyweight
(over 79.4 kg/175 lb)
 Herbert Runge
Germany (GER)
 Guillermo Lovell
Argentina (ARG)
 Erling Nilsen
Norway (NOR)

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 2 1 5
2  France (FRA) 2 0 0 2
3  Argentina (ARG) 1 1 2 4
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
 Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
 Norway (NOR) 0 1 1 2
9  Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
 South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
11  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
 Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1

References

  • International Olympic Committee medal database



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