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Jim Boyd

Full name: James Felton "Jim" Boyd
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: November 30, 1930 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
Died: January 25, 1997 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Although never a national amateur titlist, Jim Boyd was All-Army and All-Service champion in both 1955 and 1956 and he had no difficulty winning the gold medal at Melbourne. After the Games, he continued serving in the army until 1959 when he turned pro. However he fought only a few times in four years and never contended for a title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1956-12-01 Boyd (USA) , Negrea (ROU) decision
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1956-11-30 Boyd (USA) , Murauskas (URS) decision
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1956-11-29 Boyd (USA) , Díaz (ARG) decision
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Boxing United States USA Round One Match #3 1 1956-11-23 Boyd (USA) bye