Oleg Grigoryev

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Oleg Grigoryev
Oliver Taylor, Brunon Bendig, Oleg Grigoryev, Primo Zamparini 1960.jpg
Grigoryev (center) at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1937-12-25) 25 December 1937 (age 80)
Moscow, Russia
Height 156 cm (5 ft 1 in)
Sport Boxing
Club Trudovye Rezervy
CSKA Moscow

Oleg Georgievich Grigoryev (Russian: Олег Георгиевич Григорьев, born 25 December 1937) is a retired Russian amateur bantamweight boxer. He won the European title in 1957, 1963 and 1965 and an Olympics gold medal in 1960.

Grigoryev took up boxing in 1951. He was the Soviet bantamweight champion in 1958, 1962–65 and 1967, placing second in 1957 and 1960. He also won the World Army Championships in 1961 and 1962 and finished second in 1963. He was a favorite at the 1964 Olympics, but was eliminated in the third bout. He retired from competitions in 1968 with a record of 176 wins out of 196 bouts.[1]


  1. ^ Oleg Grigoryev. sports-reference.com

External links

  • (in Russian) Biography

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