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Boxing at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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In the 1960 Summer Olympics, Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. (later known as Muhammad Ali) won the gold medal in the boxing light heavyweight division for the United States.


Pos Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1 Italy Italy (ITA) 3 3 1 7
2 Flag of the United States.svg.png United States (USA) 3 0 1 4
3 Poland Poland (POL) 1 3 3 7
4 Soviet Union Soviet Union (URS) 1 2 2 5
5 Hungary Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 1 2
7 Ghana Ghana (GHA) 0 1 0 1
South Africa South Africa (RSA) 0 1 1 2
9 Great Britain Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 3 3
10 Australia Australia (AUS) 0 0 2 2
11 Japan Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
United Arab Republic United Arab Republic (EGY) 0 0 1 1
Finland Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1
Argentina Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
Romania Romania (ROU) 0 0 1 1
Germany Germany (EUA) 0 0 1 1


Flyweight (-51 kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
22x20px Gyula Török, Hungary 22x20px Sergei Sivko, Soviet Union 22x20px Abdel Moneim El-Guindi, Egypt
22x20px Kiyoshi Tanabe, Japan

Round 1Edit

  • ItalyPaolo Curcetti(ITA) def.22x20px Frank Kisekka (UGA),5-0

Round 2Edit

Round 3Edit


  • 22x20pxGyula Török(HUN) def. ArgentinaMiguel Angel Botta(ARG), 5:0
  • 22x20pxAbdel Moneim El-Guindi (EGY) def.United States Humberto Barrera ( USA), 4:1


  • 22x20pxGyula Török(HUN) def. 22x20pxAbdel Moneim El-Guindi(EGY), 4:1


Bantamweight (-54kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
22x20px Oleg Grigoryev, Soviet Union Italy Primo Zamparini, Italy 22x20px Brunon Bendig, Poland
22x20px Oliver Taylor, Australia

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Round 3Edit

Featherweight (-57kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Italy Francesco Musso, Italy 22x20px Jerzy Adamski, Poland 22x20px William Meyers, South Africa
22x20px Jorma Limmonen, Finland

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Lightweight (-60kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
22x20px Kazimierz Paździor, Poland Italy Sandro Lopopolo, Italy United Kingdom Richard McTaggart, Great Britain
Argentina Abel Laudonio, Argentina

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Round 3Edit

Light welterweight (-63.5kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
22x20px Bohumil Němeček, Czechoslovakia 22x20px Clement Quartey, Ghana United States Quincey Daniels, United States
22x20px Marian Kasprzyk, Poland

Welterweight (-67kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Italy Giovanni Benvenuti, Italy 22x20px Yuri Radonyak, Soviet Union 22x20px Leszek Drogosz, Poland
United Kingdom Jimmy Lloyd, Great Britain

Light middleweight (-71kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
United States Wilbert McClure, United States Italy Carmelo Bossi, Italy United Kingdom William Fisher, Great Britain
22x20px Boris Lagutin, Soviet Union

Middleweight (-75kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
United States Eddie Crook, Jr. 22x20px Tadeusz Walasek, Poland 22x20px Yevgeny Feofanov, Soviet Union
22x20px Ion Monea, Romania

Light heavyweight (-81kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
United States Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), United States 22x20px Zbigniew Pietrzykowski, Poland 22x20px Anthony Madigan, Australia
Italy Giulio Saraudi, Italy

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit


  • United States Cassius Clay (USA) def. 22x20px Gennadiy Shatkov (URS), 5–0
  • 22x20px Anthony Madigan (AUS) def. 22x20px Gheorghe Negrea (ROM), ko – 2nd round
  • Italy Giulio Saraudi (ITA) def. Argentina Rafael Gargiulo (ARG), 5–0
  • 22x20px Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (POL) def. 22x20px Petar Spassov (BUL), 5–0


  • United States Cassius Clay (USA) def. 22x20px Anthony Madigan (AUS), 5–0
  • 22x20px Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (POL) def. Italy Giulio Saraudi (ITA), 5–0


  • United States Cassius Clay (USA) def. 22x20px Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (POL), 5–0

Heavyweight (+ 90kg)Edit

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Italy Francesco de Piccoli, Italy 22x20px Daniel Bekker, South Africa 22x20px Josef Němec, Czechoslovakia

Germany Günter Siegmund, Germany

Round 1(seiziémes de final)Edit

Round 2 (Huitiémes de final)Edit

  • United States Muhammad Ali (USA) def. 22x20px Thomas Dave (GRB),3-2
  • United States Percy Jr Price (USA) def 22x20px Ron Taylor (AUS),ko 2 round
  • 22x20px Andrey Abramov (URS) def 22x20px Manuel Garcia (ESP) stop 1 round
  • Italy Franco de Piccoli (ITA) def 22x20px Willy Venneman (BEL),Abandon 1 round





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