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Giulio Rinaldi

Full name: Giulio Rinaldi
Gender: Male
Born: February 13, 1935 in Anzio, Roma, Italy
Died: July 18, 2011 in Anzio, Roma, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Boxing

Biography

After the 1956 Olympics, where he lost by a walkover in the quarter-finals when he failed to make weight, Giulio Rinaldi turned professional in 1957. He had a long professional career, fighting through 1970, with most of his fights in Italy, and always fighting in Europe, with one exception. In 1960, in a non-title bout, Rinaldi defeated world light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore. In 1961, in his only fight in the United States, Rinaldi lost a re-match against Moore in a title bout in New York. But in late 1962, Rinaldi earned the European light-heavy title, defeating Chic Calderwood in Rome. He held that title until April 1964 when he was defeated by Gustav Scholz. Rinaldi won the European crown for a second time in July 1965, defeating Klaus-Peter Gumpert, but lost it in March 1966 against Piero Del Papa. Rinaldi retired in October 1970 after losing a bout for the Italian light-heavy title against Domenico Adinolfi. His final professional career record was 44 wins, 16 losses, and 5 draws.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Boxing Men's Middleweight Italy ITA 5T

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Boxing Italy ITA Round One Match #3 1 1956-11-26 Rinaldi (ITA) , Andersen (DEN) decision