Difference between revisions of "Teófilo Stevenson"

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[[Image:Stevenson.Teofilio.jpg|left|250px|Teofilo Stevenson]]
 
[[Image:Stevenson.Teofilio.jpg|left|250px|Teofilo Stevenson]]
 
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*Three-time [[:Category:Olympic Games|Olympic Games]] Gold Medalist heavyweight from Cuba  
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*Three-time [[:Category:Olympic Games|Olympic]] Heavyweight Gold Medalist from Cuba  
*Considered perhaps the greatest amateur boxer to have never embarked on a professional boxing career.
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*In a 1988 ''[[Boxing Illustrated]]'' poll, Stevenson was selected as the greatest Olympic boxer of all-time.  
*Lost twice to Igor Vysotsky, once by knockout, and never avenged those losses.
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*Lost twice to [[Igor Vysotsky]], once by knockout, and never avenged those losses.
  
  
 
== Olympic Results ==
 
== Olympic Results ==
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[[Image:Teofilo_Stevenson.jpg|right]]
 
'''1972'''
 
'''1972'''
 
*Defeated [[Ludwik Denderys]] (Poland) TKO 1
 
*Defeated [[Ludwik Denderys]] (Poland) TKO 1
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*Defeated [[Peter Hussing]] (West Germany) TKO 2
 
*Defeated [[Peter Hussing]] (West Germany) TKO 2
 
*Defeated [[Ion Alexe]] (Romania) walk-over
 
*Defeated [[Ion Alexe]] (Romania) walk-over
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*Awarded the [[Val Barker]] Trophy as the best boxer of the Olympics
  
 
'''1976'''
 
'''1976'''
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*Defeated [[Piotr Zaev]] (Soviet Union) 4-1
 
*Defeated [[Piotr Zaev]] (Soviet Union) 4-1
  
== World amateur championship results ==
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== World Amateur Championship Results ==
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[[Image:Teofilostevenson.jpg|right]]
 
'''1974'''
 
'''1974'''
 
*Defeated [[Tshibangu Mwela]] (Zaire) walk-over
 
*Defeated [[Tshibangu Mwela]] (Zaire) walk-over
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*Defeated [[Alex Garcia]] (United States) RSCH 2
 
*Defeated [[Alex Garcia]] (United States) RSCH 2
  
== Other major international competitions ==
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== Other Major International Competitions ==
*1971 Bronze medalist at Heavyweight at Pan-American Games
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*1971 Heavyweight Bronze Medalist at Pan-American Games
*1974 World Amateur Heavyweight champion
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*1974 World Amateur Heavyweight Champion
*1975 Gold medalist at Heavyweight at Pan-American Games
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*1975 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at Pan-American Games
*1978 World Amateur Heavyweight champion
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*1978 World Amateur Heavyweight Champion
*1979 Gold medalist at Heavyweight at Pan-American Games
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*1979 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at Pan-American Games
*1986 World Amateur Super heavyweight champion
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*1986 World Amateur Super Heavyweight Champion
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
*Main Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teofilo_Stevenson Bio]
 
*Main Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teofilo_Stevenson Bio]

Revision as of 22:00, 22 July 2008

Teofilo Stevenson


  • Three-time Olympic Heavyweight Gold Medalist from Cuba
  • In a 1988 Boxing Illustrated poll, Stevenson was selected as the greatest Olympic boxer of all-time.
  • Lost twice to Igor Vysotsky, once by knockout, and never avenged those losses.


Olympic Results

Teofilo Stevenson.jpg

1972

1976

1980

World Amateur Championship Results

Teofilostevenson.jpg

1974

1978

1982 (did not compete)

1986

Other Major International Competitions

  • 1971 Heavyweight Bronze Medalist at Pan-American Games
  • 1974 World Amateur Heavyweight Champion
  • 1975 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at Pan-American Games
  • 1978 World Amateur Heavyweight Champion
  • 1979 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at Pan-American Games
  • 1986 World Amateur Super Heavyweight Champion

External Links