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Ricardo Carreras

Full name: Ricardo Luis Carreras
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (169 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: December 8, 1949 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Ricardo Carreras first made headlines as a boxer in 1966 when he won the New York Golden Gloves. It was the first of many amateur victories. In 1971 he won a bronze medal in the Pan American Games as well as winning the AAU championship. Three times, in 1969, 1971, and 1972, he was Inter-Service champion while serving in the Air Force. He took an amateur record of 73 and 8 to Munich where he made it to the semi-finals to win a bronze medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing Men's Bantamweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R T
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1972-09-08 Zamora (MEX) , Carreras (USA) 1 59 58 58 58 59 292
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1972-09-06 Carreras (USA) , Solomin (URS) 3 58 59 59 58 60 294 decision
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing United States USA Round Three Match #5 1 1972-09-02 Carreras (USA) , Buyangiin (MGL) 3 58 59 57 57 60 291 decision
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #10 1 1972-08-30 Carreras (USA) , O'Brien (AUS) referee stops contest 3 2:42
1972 Summer 22 München Boxing United States USA Round One Match #19 1 1972-08-27 Carreras (USA) bye