José Villanueva

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José Luis Villanueva (March 19, 1913 - 1983) was an amateur boxer from the Philippines who represented his country at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics as a bantamweight. Born in Binondo, Manila, he won the bronze medal after winning the fight for third place against Joe Lang of the United States, after losing by decision to eventual gold medalist Horace Gwynne of Canada in the semifinals.

His son, Anthony Villanueva, also became a boxer, and won a silver medal during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic Results

  • 1932 Bantamweight representative for the Philippines at the Olympics in Los Angeles. Results were: