Boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Italy and the United States dominated boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics, winning three gold medals for each country. Two of the gold medalists later became Hall of Fame world champions in professional boxing: Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) and Nino Benvenuti.[1]

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(−51 kg)
details
Gyula Török
 Hungary
Sergey Sivko
 Soviet Union
Abdel Moneim El-Guindi
 Egypt
Kiyoshi Tanabe
 Japan
Bantamweight
(−54 kg)
details
Oleg Grigoryev
 Soviet Union
Primo Zamparini
 Italy
Ollie Taylor
 Australia
Brunon Bendig
 Poland
Featherweight
(−57 kg)
details
Francesco Musso
 Italy
Jerzy Adamski
 Poland
Jorma Limmonen
 Finland
William Meyers
 South Africa
Lightweight
(−60 kg)
details
Kazimierz Paździor
 Poland
Sandro Lopopolo
 Italy
Richard McTaggart
 Great Britain
Abel Laudonio
 Argentina
Light welterweight
(−64 kg)
details
Bohumil Němeček
 Czechoslovakia
Clement Quartey
 Ghana
Marian Kasprzyk
 Poland
Quincey Daniels
 United States
Welterweight
(−67 kg)
details
Nino Benvenuti
 Italy
Yuri Radonyak
 Soviet Union
Jimmy Lloyd
 Great Britain
Leszek Drogosz
 Poland
Light middleweight
(−71 kg)
details
Wilbert McClure
 United States
Carmelo Bossi
 Italy
William Fisher
 Great Britain
Boris Lagutin
 Soviet Union
Middleweight
(−75 kg)
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Eddie Crook, Jr.
 United States
Tadeusz Walasek
 Poland
Ion Monea
 Romania
Yevgeny Feofanov
 Soviet Union
Light heavyweight
(−81 kg)
details
Cassius Clay
 United States
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski
 Poland
Giulio Saraudi
 Italy
Anthony Madigan
 Australia
Heavyweight
(+81 kg)
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Francesco de Piccoli
 Italy
Daniel Bekker
 South Africa
Günter Siegmund
 Germany
Josef Němec
 Czechoslovakia

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Italy)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy* 3 3 1 7
2  United States 3 0 1 4
3  Poland 1 3 3 7
4  Soviet Union 1 2 2 5
5  Czechoslovakia 1 0 1 2
6  Hungary 1 0 0 1
7  South Africa 0 1 1 2
8  Ghana 0 1 0 1
9  Great Britain 0 0 3 3
10  Australia 0 0 2 2
11  Argentina 0 0 1 1
 Egypt 0 0 1 1
 Finland 0 0 1 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
 Romania 0 0 1 1
 United Team of Germany 0 0 1 1
Totals (16 nations) 10 10 20 40

References

  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 November 2018.

External links

  • Official Olympic Report
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