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Oleg Grigoryev

Full name: Oleg Georgiyevich Grigoryev
Original name: Олег Георгиевич Григорьев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'1" (156 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: December 25, 1937 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Trudovye Rezervy Moskva, Moskva (RUS) / CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Oleg Grigoryev took up boxing in 1951, rising to fame in 1957 when he took silver at the Soviet Championships and then surprisingly won gold at the European Championships as a bantamweight. Next year, Grigoryev won the first of his six Soviet titles, the next four in a row from 1962-65 and the last in 1967. Grigoryev also won his second Soviet silver in 1960. Grigoryev was European bantamweight champion in 1963 and 1965 and took silver in 1959. Grigoryev won a gold medal in bantamweight at the 1960 Olympic Games and was the main favorite for gold at the 1964 Olympics, but surprisingly lost to Mexican Juan Fabila by decision. Grigoryev also won the gold at the 1961 and 1962 World Army Championships and took silver in 1963. Grigoryev retired from boxing in 1968 with a record of 176 wins out of 196 bouts.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Bantamweight Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Men's Bantamweight Soviet Union URS 5T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP R T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 1 1960-09-05 Grigoryev (URS) , Zamparini (ITA) decision 3 60 60 58 60 59 297
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1960-09-03 Grigoryev (URS) , Bendig (POL) decision 4 60 58 60 59 60 297
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1960-09-02 Grigoryev (URS) walkover
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #2 1 1960-09-01 Grigoryev (URS) , Taylor (GBR) decision 3 60 60 58 59 57 294
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #3 1 Grigoryev (URS) , Pinto (BRA) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #6 1 1960-08-25 Grigoryev (URS) bye
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1964-10-19 Fabila (MEX) , Grigoryev (URS) 2 58 59 58 59 60 294
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #4 1 1964-10-16 Grigoryev (URS) , Zurlo (ITA) decision 5 59 59 59 59 59 295
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #7 1 1964-10-12 Grigoryev (URS) , Török (HUN) knock-out 2 1:46