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Terry Smith was the 1959 NCAA champion at 156 pounds, while attending California State University, Sacramento. He was trained by popular Sacramento Lightweight Joe Lopes.
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Smith, a native of England, began his ring career as an amateur boxer. Coached by his father, he fought as a prep school athlete in England, and later in the United States when boxing was an intercollegiate sport. After initially attending Gonzaga, Smith was recruited by coach Hank Elespuru to Sacramento State, where he won a national 156-pound title in 1959.In 1960, Smith was named to the U.S. Olympic boxing team as an alternate. He was trained by popular Sacramento Lightweight Joe Lopes.
  
  
 
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Name: Terry Smith
Born: 1935-01-01
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: 2011-06-29 (Age:76)
Hometown: Sacramento, California, USA
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click
Refereeing Record: click

Smith, a native of England, began his ring career as an amateur boxer. Coached by his father, he fought as a prep school athlete in England, and later in the United States when boxing was an intercollegiate sport. After initially attending Gonzaga, Smith was recruited by coach Hank Elespuru to Sacramento State, where he won a national 156-pound title in 1959.In 1960, Smith was named to the U.S. Olympic boxing team as an alternate. He was trained by popular Sacramento Lightweight Joe Lopes.