Oleg Grigoryev

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Oleg Georgievich Grigoryev (Russian: Олег Георгиевич Григорьев) (born December 25, 1937) was a bantamweight boxer from the Soviet Union, who won the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics. In the final he defeated Italian Primo Zamparini.

Grigoryev was born in Moscow. He began boxing at the age of 13, training in Moscow at Trudovye Rezervy until 1961, and then at the Armed Forces sports society. Honored Master of Sports of the USSR since 1960, Grigoryev was a three time European Champion (1957, 1963, 1965); in 1959 he won silver medal at the European Championships. He was also six-times USSR Champion. During his career as a boxer, he won 235 fights and lost only 18.

Grigoryev was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1960) and the title "Prominent boxer of USSR". He graduated from Irkutsk Pedagogical Institute in 1967.

Olympic games results

1960 (as a bantamweight)

1964 (as a bantamweight)