Eddie Blay

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Name: Eddie Blay
Born: 1942-12-19
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Died: 2006-10-15 (Age:63)
Height: 5′ 7½″   /   171cm
Boxing Record: click

Amateur Highlights

  • 1960 represented Ghana as a lightweight at the Rome Olympic games. Results were:
  • 1962 won the African Championships in Cairo, Egypt as a Lightweight.
  • 1962 won the Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia as a Lightweight. Results were:
  • 1964 won the African Championships in Accra, Ghana as a Light Welterweight. Beat John Olulu (Kenia) in the final.
  • 1964 won the Light Welterweight bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Results were:
  • 1966 2nd place at the African Championships in Lagos, Nigeria as a Welterweight. Lost the final to Joseph Bessala (Cameroon)
  • 1966 won the Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica as a Welterweight. Beat Bobby Arthur (Great Britain) in the final.