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Joni Nyman

Full name: Joni Kalevi Nyman
Nickname(s): Joltin' Joni
Gender: Male
Height: 14-7 (175 cm)
Weight: 60-70 kg
Born: September 5, 1962 in Pori, Satakunta, Finland
Affiliations: Tapanilan Erä, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Joni Nyman won six Finnish titles in three weight categories between 1980 and 1988. He was the Finnish champion in lightweight in 1980, in light-welterweight in 1981-82, and in welterweight in 1984, 1986 and 1988. He also took silvers at the Finnish Championships in 1983 and 1987. The most successful years for Nyman as a boxer were probably 1984-1985. Nyman won bronze at the 1984 Olympics, losing to Korean An Yeong-Su in the semifinal and silver at the 1985 European Championships, losing to Soviet Israel Akopkokhyan in the final. Nyman also won the 1986 Nordic Championships and competed at the 1981 European Championships, 1982 World Championships and 1988 Olympics, losing his first round bout at the Europeans and quarter-final bouts at the Worlds and at the Olympics. After the 1988 Olympics Nyman turned professional and finished his professional boxing career in 2005 with a record of 15 wins (KO 4), 6 losses (KOby 4) and 1 draw. Nyman was selected to the Finnish Boxing Hall of Fame in 2008.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Men's Welterweight Finland FIN 3T Bronze
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Boxing Men's Welterweight Finland FIN 5T

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Finland FIN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1984-08-09 An (KOR) , Nyman (FIN) 2 58 60 58 58 60 294
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1984-08-08 Nyman (FIN) , Frazer (JAM) 5 60 60 60 59 60 299 decision
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Finland FIN Round Three Match #1 1 1984-08-06 Nyman (FIN) , Joyce (IRL) 4 59 58 59 59 59 294 decision
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Finland FIN Round Two Match #1 1 1984-08-01 Nyman (FIN) , Ngangue (CMR) 5 60 59 60 60 60 299 decision
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Boxing Finland FIN Round One Match #2 1 1984-07-29 Nyman (FIN) bye
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Boxing Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1988-09-28 Gould (USA) , Nyman (FIN) 0 58 57 56 57 57 285
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Boxing Finland FIN Round Three Match #8 1 1988-09-26 Nyman (FIN) , Chisala (ZAM) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Boxing Finland FIN Round Two Match #15 1 1988-09-24 Nyman (FIN) , Antman (SWE) 5 60 60 60 59 60 299 decision
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Boxing Finland FIN Round One Match #30 1 1988-09-20 Nyman (FIN) , Sobral (CAN) 4 59 59 59 59 58 294 decision
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