2008 United States Olympians

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The United States sent a contingent of eight boxers to the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Deontay Wilder was the only medalist for the team, capturing a bronze medal.

Gary Russell Jr. was to compete as a bantamweight but failed to make weight. The United States was unable to qualify boxers in the Light heavyweight and Super heavyweight classes.

Results

Round of 32

Round of 16

Quartefinals

Semfinals

  • 201 lbs: Clemente Russo DEF Deontay Wilder Points 7-1 (Wilder wins bronze medal)