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Boris Lagutin

Full name: Boris Nikolayevich Lagutin
Original name: Борис Николаевич Лагутин
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: June 24, 1938 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Moskva, Moskva (RUS) / Spartak Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Boris Lagutin is probably the most celebrated Soviet boxer and the best light-middleweight amateur boxer in the world at the start of the 1960s. During his boxing career, which lasted from 1955-68, Lagutin won two Olympic golds (1964, 1968) and a bronze (1960), two European titles (1961, 1963) and six Soviet titles (1959, 1961-1964, 1968) and a silver in 1960. In all, Lagutin won 287 bouts out of 298 during his career. In 1971 Lagutin graduated from Moscow State University with a biology degree and from 1976-81 worked as chairman of the Soviet Boxing Federation. From 1964-71 he also worked as a children's coach with Spartak Moskva and from 1982-87 was the vice-president of that club. In the 1970s and 1980s Lagutin also led the sports section of the Soviet Communist Party's youth wing Komsomol and from 1987-91 was the chairman of the physical culture and sports department of the Soviet Trade Union. Beginning in 1991 Lagutin became President of the foundation for Improvement and Sports, which he founded and which helps to improve children's health, fitness and athletic performances. In 1996, Lagutin began work as an advisor to the Russian president in sports matters. In 1988 Lagutin received the Olympic Order in silver.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Light-Middleweight Soviet Union URS 3T Bronze
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Men's Light-Middleweight Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Light-Middleweight Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Light-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1960-09-03 McClure (USA) , Lagutin (URS) 2 58 60 59+ 58 59 294
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1960-09-01 Lagutin (URS) , Bukowski (AUS) referee stops contest 2
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #3 1 1960-08-30 Lagutin (URS) , Brimah (GHA) knock-out 1
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #5 1 1960-08-25 Lagutin (URS) bye
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 1 1964-10-23 Lagutin (URS) , Gonzales (FRA) 4 60 60 59 59 60 298 decision
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1964-10-21 Lagutin (URS) , Grzesiak (POL) 4 60 60 60 58 60 298 decision
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1964-10-20 Lagutin (URS) , Davies (GHA) retired
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #6 1 1964-10-17 Lagutin (URS) , Chirino (ARG) disqualified 2 2:29
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #11 1 1964-10-13 Lagutin (URS) , Hogh (GER) 5 60 59 59 59 60 297 decision
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 1 1968-10-26 Lagutin (URS) , Garbey (CUB) 5 59 60 60 59 60 298 decision
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1968-10-24 Lagutin (URS) , Meier (FRG) 4 60 59 60 58 60 297 decision
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1968-10-23 Lagutin (URS) , Covaci (ROU) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #6 1 1968-10-20 Lagutin (URS) , El-Nahas (EGY) referee stops contest 2
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #12 1 1968-10-14 Lagutin (URS) , Fajardo (ESP) referee stops contest 2 1:00
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