Who Didnt Win Gold At Olympics But Had Great
is very fascinating how boxing has been dubbed as
the most violent sports at the Olympic Games. Even
though boxing has been part of the Olympic Games for
ages, it is still manifesting scores of reactions
amongst different sports fanatics.
might have significant success in amateur events and
at some point, they might develop into a force to
reckon with on the pro circuit. There are quite a
number of boxers who didn't make it at the boxing
top-flight especially during the Olympics.
Stracey was hailed from London and he represented
Great Britain during the 1968 Olympics which took
place in Mexico City. During his first-round, he comfortably
overcame his Canadian counterpart. Only to be pitted
against the mighty southpaw Ronnie Harris during the
though he might have succumbed to pressure and the
Olympic tension, Stracey gave his opponents many causes
for worry. Even though he lost on points despite one
of the judges giving him the edge over his opponents.
Stracey will always be remembered as one of the bravest
boxers who graced the Olympics event. Yet might have
lost but he pulled up a very good performance and
even now some best
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was a Mexican boxer who participated in the 1980 Olympics
that took place in Moscow. Whilst competing in the
flyweight category, Roman went on and lost the match
in the quarter-finals when he pitted Peter Lesov of
Bulgaria who then went all the way and claims the
gold medal in the flyweight division.
by boxing hall of Famer Ignacio Beristain, according
to reports from some gambling
sites in the usa, Roman was always destined for
some exceptional things. He might have failed to win
during the Olympics but his career wasn't a bad one
after all. He won quite a number of national championships.
He then joined the professional circuit in 1981. He
went on and clinch the Super Flyweight title in 1986
when he got the better of Jiro Watanabe.