Magne Havnaa

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Magne Havnaa

Name: Magne Havnaa
Born: 1963-09-16
Birthplace: Risoer, Norway
Died: 2004-05-29 (Age:40)
Hometown: Oslo, Norway
Boxing Record: click

One of Norway's biggest boxing stars of the recent past, former WBO cruiserweight champion Magne Havnaa was promoted by Team Palle in Denmark during his career as a prizefighter. He boxed in the 1984 Olympics, and turned pro in 1986. The blonde Scandinavian puncher retired in 1993 with a record of 19-3 (11 KOs). He died in a boating accident when 40 years old.

  • His son Robin is by 2013 one of the most promising among Norwegian amateurs. National Champion 2014.

Amateur Highlights

  • Club: Sentrum BK,Oslo, under legendary trainer Leif Hvalby, who was amateur champion and a sparring partner for the Danish EBU champion Christian Christensen in the 1950s and '60s.
  • 1981 Scandavian Junior Amateur heavyweight champion
  • 1984 Norwegian heavyweight champion
  • Represented Norway as a Heavyweight at 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Result was
  • 1985 Norwegian heavyweight champion
  • 1986 Norwegian heavyweight champion


Preceded by:
Boone Pultz
WBO Cruiserweight Champion
1990 May 17 – 1991 Feb 15
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Tyrone Booze