Boxing_at_the_1956_Summer_Olympics

Boxing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Boxing at the 1956 Summer Olympics took place in the new stadium at West Melbourne. A total number of 164 competitors entered from 35 nations, of whom 161 from 34 nations weighed-in and boxing was held eight nights and five afternoons. The boxing schedule began on November 23 and ended on December 1. Ten boxing events (all men's individual) were contested.

Medal table

1 3 1 2 6
2 2 1 2 5
3 2 1 0 3
4 1 2 1 4
5 1 1 0 2
6 1 0 0 1
7 0 1 3 4
8 0 1 2 3
9 0 1 1 2
10 0 1 0 1
11 0 0 2 2
0 0 2 2
0 0 2 2
14 0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1

Flyweight (– 51 kg)

  • 19 participants from 19 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Terence Spinks
Mircea Dobrescu
John Caldwell
René Libeer

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Bantamweight (54 kg)

  • 18 participants from 18 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Wolfgang Behrendt
Song Soon-Chung
Claudio Barrientos
Frederick Gilroy

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Featherweight (57 kg)

  • 18 participants from 18 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Vladimir Safronov
Thomas Nicholls
Henryk Niedžwiedzki
Pentti Hämäläinen

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Lightweight (60 kg)

  • 18 participants from 18 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Richard McTaggart
Harry Kurschat
Anatoly Lagetko
Anthony Byrne

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Light Welterweight (63.5 kg)

  • 22 participants from 22 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Vladimir Yengibaryan
Franco Nenci
Constantin Dumitrescu
Henry Loubscher

First Round

Second Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Welterweight (67 kg)

  • 16 participants from 16 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Nicolae Linca
Fred Tiedt
Kevin Hogarth
Nicholas Gargano

First Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Light Middleweight (71 kg)

  • 14 participants from 14 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
László Papp
José Torres
John McCormack
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski

First Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Middleweight (75 kg)

  • 14 participants from 14 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Gennadi Schatkov
Ramón Tapia
Gilbert Chabron
Victor Zalazar

First Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Light Heavyweight (81 kg)

  • 11 participants from 11 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
James Boyd
Gheorghe Negrea
Carlos Lucas
Romualdas Murauskas

First Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

Heavyweight (91 kg)

  • 11 participants from 11 nations

RANK NAME ATHLETE COUNTRY
Pete Rademacher
Lev Mukhin
Daniel Bekker
Giacomo Bozzano

First Round

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Final

References

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