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Paul Chervet

Full name: Paul Chervet
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: October 20, 1941 in Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Died: July 16, 2015 in Wang Yang, Unknown, Thailand
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Boxing

Related Olympians: Brother of Ernst Chervet.

Biography

Paul Chevret was from a well-known Swiss boxing family, with four brothers who were boxers, including [Ernst], Fritz and Walter. From 1959-62 Paul won four Swiss bantamweight championships. In 1961, the year after his appearance at the Roma Olympics, Paul’s Swiss title was matched in Zürich by Ernst, who won the featherweight title and Fritz, who won the flyweight division.

In mid-1962 Paul Chevret turned professional. In total he had 28 pro fights, of which he won 24 and lost 2. His most important bout was for the European flyweight title, which he lost in 1965 against [René Libeer] in the 15th and final round by TKO due to a non-sanctioned headbutt. Chevret finished his career in 1968.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 18 Roma Boxing Men's Flyweight Switzerland SUI 9T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1960 Summer 18 Roma Boxing Switzerland SUI Round Three Match #1 2 1960-08-31 Dobrescu (ROU) , Chervet (SUI)
1960 Summer 18 Roma Boxing Switzerland SUI Round Two Match #2 1 Chervet (SUI) , Poonphol (THA) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1960 Summer 18 Roma Boxing Switzerland SUI Round One Match #3 1 1960-08-25 Chervet (SUI) bye
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