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These are the results of the boxing competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Medals were awarded in 8 weight classes. The competitions were held from August 10, 1936 to August 15, 1936.

The competition featured prominently in the French film L'as des as (1982), whose main character, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, was the fictitious coach of the French boxing team.

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 179 boxers from 31 nations competed at the Berlin Games:

22x20px Argentina (8) 22x20px Czechoslovakia (8) 22x20px Great Britain (8) 22x20px New Zealand (3) 22x20px Switzerland (8)
22x20px Australia (3) 22x20px Denmark (8) 22x20px Hungary (6) 22x20px Norway (6) US flag 48 stars.svg.png United States (8)
22x20px Austria (6) 22x20px Egypt (4) 22x20px Italy (8) 22x20px Philippines (5) 22x20px Uruguay (7)
22x20px Belgium (8) 22x20px Estonia (2) 22x20px Japan (5) 22x20px Poland (7)
22x20px Canada (4) 22x20px Finland (6) 22x20px Luxembourg (5) 22x20px Romania (4)
22x20px Chile (4) 22x20px France (6) 22x20px Mexico (4) 22x20px South Africa (6)
22x20px Republic of China (2) 22x20px Germany (8) 22x20px Netherlands (8) 22x20px Sweden (4)

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(-50.8 kg / 112 lb)
details
22x20px Willy Kaiser
Germany (GER)
22x20px Gavino Matta
Italy (ITA)
US flag 48 stars.svg.png Louis Laurie
United States (USA)
Bantamweight
(-53.5 kg / 118 lb)
details
22x20px Ulderico Sergo
Italy (ITA)
US flag 48 stars.svg.png Jack Wilson
United States (USA)
22x20px Fidel Ortiz
Mexico (MEX)
Featherweight
(-57.2 kg / 126 lb)
details
22x20px Oscar Casanovas
Argentina (ARG)
22x20px Charles Catterall
South Africa (RSA)
22x20px Josef Miner
Germany (GER)
Lightweight
(-61.2 kg / 135 lb)
details
22x20px Imre Harangi
Hungary (HUN)
22x20px Nikolai Stepulov
Estonia (EST)
22x20px Erik Ågren
Sweden (SWE)
Welterweight
(-66.7 kg / 147 lb)
details
22x20px Sten Suvio
Finland (FIN)
22x20px Michael Murach
Germany (GER)
22x20px Gerhard Pedersen
Denmark (DEN)
Middleweight
(-72.6 kg / 160 lb)
details
22x20px Jean Despeaux
France (FRA)
22x20px Henry Tiller
Norway (NOR)
22x20px Raúl Villarreal
Argentina (ARG)
Light heavyweight
(-79.4 kg / 175 lb)
details
22x20px Roger Michelot
France (FRA)
22x20px Richard Vogt
Germany (GER)
22x20px Francisco Risiglione
Argentina (ARG)
Heavyweight
(over 79.4 kg/175 lb)
details
22x20px Herbert Runge
Germany (GER)
22x20px Guillermo Lovell
Argentina (ARG)
22x20px Erling Nilsen
Norway (NOR)

Medal tableEdit

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Germany Germany (GER) 2 2 1 5
2 France France (FRA) 2 0 0 2
3 Argentina Argentina (ARG) 1 1 2 4
4 Italy Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
5 Hungary Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
Finland Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
7 US flag 48 stars.svg.png United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
Norway Norway (NOR) 0 1 1 2
9 Estonia Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
South Africa South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
11 Denmark Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
Sweden Sweden (SWE) 0 0 1 1
Mexico Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit

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