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[[Image:Stevenson.Teofilio.jpg|left|250px|Teofilo Stevenson]]
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[[File:Teofilo Stevenson1.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Teofilo Stevenson]]
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*Born: March 29, 1952 in Las Tunas Province, Cuba – died: June 11, 2012 in Havana, Cuba
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*Stevenson is one of only three boxers to win three Olympic gold medals, alongside Hungarian [[Laszlo Papp]] and fellow Cuban [[Felix Savon]].
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*In a 1988 ''[[Boxing Illustrated]]'' poll, Stevenson was selected as the greatest Olympic boxer of all-time
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*Lost twice to [[Igor Vysotsky]], once by knockout, and never avenged those losses
 
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*Three-time [[:Category:Olympic Games|Olympic Games]] Gold Medalist heavyweight from Cuba
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'''[[:Category:Teofilo Stevenson Gallery|Teofilo Stevenson Gallery]]'''<br>
*Considered perhaps the greatest amateur boxer to have never embarked on a professional boxing career.
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== Olympic Results ==
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[[Image:Teofilo_Stevenson.jpg|right]]
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'''1972'''
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*Defeated [[Ludwik Denderys]] (Poland) TKO 1
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*Defeated [[Duane Bobick]] (United States) TKO 3
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*Defeated [[Peter Hussing]] (West Germany) TKO 2
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*Defeated [[Ion Alexe]] (Romania) walk-over
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*Awarded the [[Val Barker]] Trophy as the best boxer of the Olympics
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'''1976'''
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*1st round bye
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*Defeated [[Mamadou Drame]] (Senegal) KO 2
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*Defeated [[Pekka Ruokola]] (Finland) KO 1
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*Defeated [[John Tate]] (United States) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Mircea Simon]] (Romania) TKO 3
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'''1980'''
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*Defeated [[Solomon Ataga]] (Nigeria) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Grzegorz Skrzecz]] (Poland) KO 3
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*Defeated [[István Lévai]] (Hungary) 5-0
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*Defeated [[Piotr Zaev]] (Soviet Union) 4-1
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== World Amateur Championship Results ==
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'''1974'''
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*Defeated [[Tshibangu Mwela]] (Zaire) walk-over
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*Defeated [[Peter Hussing]] (West Germany) walk-over
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*Defeated [[Fatai Ayinla]] (Nigeria) PTS
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*Defeated [[Marvin Stinson]] (United States) PTS
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'''1978'''
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*Defeated [[Joseph Mensah]] (Ghana) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Tony Tubbs]] (United States) 5-0
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*Defeated [[Carlos Rivera]] (Venezuela) RSC 2
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*Defeated [[Dragomir Vujkovic]] (Yugoslavia) AB 2
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'''1982'''
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*Lost to [[Francesco Damiani]] (Italy) 0-5
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'''1986'''
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*Defeated [[Ulli Kaden]] (East Germany) 5-0
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*Defeated [[Petar Stoymenov]] (Bulgaria) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Viatcheslav Iakovlev|Vyacheslav Yakovlev]] (Soviet Union) 4-1
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*Defeated [[Alex Garcia]] (United States) RSCH 2
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== Pan American Games Results ==
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'''1971'''
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*Defeated [[Pablo Sarmiento]] (Argentina) 5-0
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*Lost to [[Duane Bobick]] (United States) 2-3 (bronze medal)
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'''1975'''
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*Defeated [[Gilberto Acuna]] (Costa Rica) RSC 1
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*Defeated [[Clarence Hill]] (Bermuda) Walk Over
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*Defeated [[Gair De Campos]] (Brazil) RSC 1
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*Defeated [[Michael Dokes]] (United States) 5-0
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'''1979'''
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*Defeated [[Rufus Hadley]] (United States) KO 1
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*Defeated [[Narciso Maldonado]] (Puerto Rico) RSC 1
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== Other Notable Results ==
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'''1984 AIBA World Championship Challenge'''
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*Defeated [[Biagio Chianese]] (Italy) 5-0
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'''1984 Friendship Games'''
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*Defeated [[Ulli Kaden]] (East Germany) KO 2
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*Defeated [[Valery Abadzhyan]] (Soviet Union) RET 3
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'''1978 Cuba-USA Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Jimmy Clark]] (United States) 2-1
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'''1978 USA-Cuba Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Jimmy Clark]] (United States) RSC 1
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'''1979 Cuba-USA Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Philipp Brown]] (United States) RSC 1
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'''1980 USA-Cuba Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Jimmy Clark]] (United States) 3-0
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'''1982 USA-Cuba Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Tyrell Biggs]] (United States) KO 2
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'''1984 USA-Cuba Dual Meet'''
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*Defeated [[Tyrell Biggs]] (United States) 3-2
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
*Main Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teofilo_Stevenson Bio]
 
*Main Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teofilo_Stevenson Bio]
 
*[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/stevenson.html Amateur Record (in Spanish)]
 
*[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/stevenson.html Amateur Record (in Spanish)]
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*[http://www.boxing-scoop.com/show_boxer.php?boxer_ID=3996| amateur record, english]
  
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[[Category:Olympic Gold Medalists]]
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[[Category:1972 Olympians]]
[[Category:1976 Olympians|Stevenson, Teofilo]]
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[[Category:1976 Olympians]]
[[Category:1980 Olympians|Stevenson, Teofilo]]
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[[Category:1980 Olympians]]
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[[Category:Cuban Olympians]]
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[[Category:World Amateur Champions]]
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[[Category:2012 Deaths]]

Revision as of 13:27, 15 August 2012

Teofilo Stevenson
  • Born: March 29, 1952 in Las Tunas Province, Cuba – died: June 11, 2012 in Havana, Cuba
  • Stevenson is one of only three boxers to win three Olympic gold medals, alongside Hungarian Laszlo Papp and fellow Cuban Felix Savon.
  • 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


Teofilo Stevenson Gallery

Olympic Results

Teofilo Stevenson.jpg

1972

1976

1980

World Amateur Championship Results

1974

1978

1982

1986

Pan American Games Results

1971

1975

1979

Other Notable Results

1984 AIBA World Championship Challenge

1984 Friendship Games


1978 Cuba-USA Dual Meet

1978 USA-Cuba Dual Meet

1979 Cuba-USA Dual Meet

1980 USA-Cuba Dual Meet

1982 USA-Cuba Dual Meet

1984 USA-Cuba Dual Meet

External Links