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Anatoly Lagetko

Full name: Anatoly Nikolayevich Lagetko
Original name: Анатолий Николаевич Лагетко
Gender: Male
Born: November 6, 1936 in Tokmak, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Died: August 13, 2006 in Rostov-na-Donu, Rostov, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Krasnodar, Krasnodar (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Anatoly Lagetko took up boxing in 1950. Although he never won a Soviet title, he won silvers in lightweight at the Soviet Championships in 1955-56 and 1961 and bronze in 1958. Lagetko was Russian SFSR champion as a lightweight in 1955, 1957, 1959 and 1964. The high point of Lagetko's boxing career was the 1956 Olympics, where he won a bronze medal, losing to the eventual gold medal winner, the Brit Dick McTaggart in the semi-final. Lagetko also competed at the 1957 European Championships, where he lost his first round match to the eventual lightweight gold medalist Kazimierz Paździor of Poland. After retiring from boxing, Lagetko worked as a boxing coach in Rostov-on-Don.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Men's Lightweight Soviet Union URS 3T Bronze

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1956-11-30 McTaggart (GBR) , Lagetko (URS)
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1956-11-29 Lagetko (URS) , Beattie (CAN) decision
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #8 1 1956-11-27 Lagetko (URS) , Ishimaru (JPN) decision
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #16 1 1956-11-23 Lagetko (URS) , Núñez (ARG) decision
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