Ivano Fontana

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London Middleweight

Ivano Fontana (born 25 November 1926) is a former Italian boxer. He won a bronze medal in the middleweight division at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, losing to gold medal winner Laszlo Papp. He was born in Lucca, Italy.[1]

1948 Olympic record

  • Round of 32: bye
  • Round of 16: defeated John Nuttall (India) on points
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Dogomar Martinez (Uruguay) on points
  • Semifinal: lost to Laszlo Papp (Hungary) on points
  • Bronze Medal Bout: won by walkover versus Mick McKeon (Ireland); was awarded bronze medal

Professional career

Fontana turned professional in 1950 and fought mainly in his native Italy. In 1952, he won the vacant Italian middleweight title with a win over Gino Campagna. In 1955, he won the Italian light heavyweight title with a win over Lorenzo Rocci.

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ivano Fontana Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 November 2018.

External links

  • profile
  • Professional boxing record for Ivano Fontana from BoxRec
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