Arnold Vanderlyde

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Name: Arnold Vanderlyde
Birth Name: Arnold Petrus Maria Vanderlyde
Hometown: Sittard, Netherlands
Birthplace: Sittard, Netherlands
Amateur Boxer: Record


Arnold Petrus Maria Vanderlyde (born January 24, 1963 in Sittard) is a former boxer from The Netherlands, who participated in three Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal each time in the heavyweight division, starting in 1984 in Los Angeles, California. He started boxing at age fifteen. He became European champion three times, and won the Dutch title seven times. Vanderlyde was also the silver medalist at both the 1986 and 1991 World amateur championships. Vanderlyde never became a pro. During his heights he was stopped several times by Cuban amateur legend Felix Savon.

Olympic Results