Boxing at the 1955 Pan American Games

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The Men's Boxing Tournament at the 1955 Pan American Games was held in Mexico City, Mexico, from March 12 to March 26, with the inclusion of two new weight divisions (Light Welterweight and Light Middleweight) to the existing eight.

Medal winners

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Mexico Hilario Correa
Mexico
Chile Manuel Lugo Vega
Chile
Venezuela Ramón Arias
Venezuela
Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Venezuela Salvador Enriquez
Venezuela
United States Wardy Yee
United States
Chile Roberto Lobos
Chile
Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Argentina Oswaldo Cañete
Argentina
Chile Claudio Barrientos
Chile
Mexico Marcial Galicia
Mexico
Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Argentina Miguel Angel Péndola
Argentina
Puerto Rico Gerardo Clemente
Puerto Rico
Venezuela Ricardo Orta
Venezuela
Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Argentina Juan Carlos Rivero
Argentina
United States William Morton
United States
Brazil Celestino Pinto
Brazil
Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
United States Joseph Dorando
United States
Argentina Antonio Nigri
Argentina
Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
United States Paul Wright
United States
Venezuela Raul Tovar
Venezuela
Argentina Alberto Sáenz
Argentina
Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
United States Orville Pitts
United States
Chile Miguel Safatle
Chile
Argentina Arnaldo Serra
Argentina
Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Brazil Luis Ingnacio
Brazil
Argentina Antonio Escalante
Argentina
United States John Stewart
United States
Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Argentina Pablo Alexis Miteff
Argentina
Brazil Adão Waldemar
Brazil
United States Norvel Lee
United States

Medal table

Place Nation Gold medal america.svg Silver medal america.svg Bronze medal america.svg Total
1  Argentina (ARG) 4 2 2 8
2  United States (USA) 3 2 2 7
3  Venezuela (VEN) 1 1 2 4
4  Brazil (BRA) 1 1 1 3
5  Mexico (MEX) 1 0 1 2
6  Chile (CHI) 0 3 1 4
7  Puerto Rico (PUR) 0 1 0 1
Total 10 10 9 29

External links

  • Amateur Boxing


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