Boxing at the 1987 Pan American Games

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The Men's Boxing Tournament at the 1987 Pan American Games was held in the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, United States from August 8 to August 23.

Clash between Cuban athletes and anti-Castro protestors

During boxing events at the Indiana Convention Center, police failed to stop Cuban boxers fed up with mockery from anti-Castro protestors from reaching the stands and punching them. According to witnesses, up to a dozen Cuban boxers, including Pablo Romero, as well as a hundred spectators were involved. Two people were hospitalized.[1]

Medal winners

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
Puerto Rico Luis Román Rolón
Puerto Rico
United States Michael Carbajal
United States
Cuba Juan Torres Odelin
Cuba

Dominican Republic Jesus Herrera
Dominican Republic

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Cuba Adalberto Regalado
Cuba
Venezuela David Griman
Venezuela
Brazil Hamilton Rodrigues
Brazil

Puerto Rico Rafael Ramos
Puerto Rico

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Cuba Manuel Martínez
Cuba
United States Michael Collins
United States
Argentina Domino Domigella
Argentina

Puerto Rico Rafael del Valle
Puerto Rico

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
United States Kelcie Banks
United States
Dominican Republic Emilio Villegas
Dominican Republic
El Salvador José Avelar
El Salvador

Puerto Rico Esteban Flores
Puerto Rico

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Cuba Julio Gonzales
Cuba
Venezuela José Perez
Venezuela
Puerto Rico Hector Arroyo
Puerto Rico

Canada Marc Menard
Canada

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Cuba Candelario Duvergel
Cuba
United States Todd Foster
United States
Brazil Wanderley Oliveira
Brazil

Panama Daniel Cueto
Panama

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
Cuba Juan Carlos Lemus
Cuba
United States Kenneth Gould
United States
Dominican Republic Pedro Frias
Dominican Republic

Puerto Rico Rey Rivera
Puerto Rico

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Cuba Orestes Solano
Cuba
Puerto Rico Freddy Sanchez
Puerto Rico
United States Frank Liles
United States

Jamaica Gary Smikles
Jamaica

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Cuba Ángel Espinosa Capó
Cuba
Canada Otis Grant
Canada
Venezuela Carlos Herrera
Venezuela

Uruguay Juan Montiel
Uruguay

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Cuba Pablo Romero Hernandez
Cuba
Puerto Rico Nelson Adams
Puerto Rico
Guyana Wilfred Moses
Guyana

United States Andrew Maynard
United States

Heavyweight
(– 91 kilograms)
Cuba Félix Savón
Cuba
Argentina Juan Antonio Díaz
Argentina
Canada Domenico d'Amico
Canada

United States Michael Bentt
United States

Super Heavyweight
(+ 91 kilograms)
Cuba Jorge Luis González
Cuba
Canada Lennox Lewis
Canada
Brazil Carlos Barcelete
Brazil

United States Riddick Bowe
United States

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba (CUB) 10 0 1 11
2  United States (USA) 1 4 4 9
3  Puerto Rico (PUR) 1 2 5 8
4  Canada (CAN) 0 2 2 4
5  Venezuela (VEN) 0 2 1 3
6  Dominican Republic (DOM) 0 1 2 3
7  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 1 2
8  Brazil (BRA) 0 0 3 3
9  El Salvador (ESA) 0 0 1 1
 Guyana (GUY) 0 0 1 1
 Jamaica (JAM) 0 0 1 1
 Panama (PAN) 0 0 1 1
 Uruguay (URU) 0 0 1 1
Totals (13 nations) 12 12 24 48

See also

References

  1. ^ Higgins, Will (August 6, 2017). "Brawlers, provocateurs, even assassins: How Indy became a sports town". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved December 1, 2018.

External links

  • Amateur Boxing


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