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Al Jones

Full name: Alfred "Al" Jones
Nickname(s): Tiger Cat
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 1, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Eastern Michigan Tech. College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The 1965 Golden Gloves championship was the first breakthrough for young Al Jones, but he continued to win, later capturing the 1968 AAU title and winning the middleweight division of the Olympic trials. After a close loss in the semi-finals of the Olympics to eventual champion, Chris Finnegan of Britain, Jones turned professional. He won his first 12 fights but suffered a bad knockout in a fight against Dave Thach in 1971 and retired.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Middleweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1968-10-24 Finnegan (GBR) , Jones (USA) 1 58 57 59 59 60 293
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1968-10-22 Jones (USA) , Georgiev (BUL) 4 59 58+ 58 60 57+ 292 decision
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #7 1 1968-10-17 Jones (USA) , Marrero (CUB) 5 60 59 59 59 59 296 decision
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round One Match #13 1 1968-10-15 Jones (USA) , Quiñones (PER) 5 60 60 60 60 59 299 decision