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Ričardas Tamulis

Full name: Ričardas Tamulis
Other name(s): Richardas Ionovich Tamulis, Ричардас Ионович Тамулис
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: July 22, 1938 in Kaunas, Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: April 22, 2008 in Jonava, Kaunas, Lithuania
Affiliations: Žalgiris Kaunas
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Along with Danas Pozniakas, Ričardas Tamulis is probably the most successful Lithuanian boxer. Tamulis took up boxing in 1953 and soon rose to be the top Soviet welterweight boxer. Tamulis won his first Soviet Championship medal in 1958, a silver in light-welterweight, but switched to welterweight after that and stayed in that class until his boxing retirement in 1967. As a welterweight, Tamulis won five Soviet titles (1959, 1961-62, 1964, 1966) and two Soviet Championships bronzes (1963, 1967). Tamulis won silver at the 1964 Olympics and was European welterweight champion three times in a row (1961, 1963, 1965). Tamulis also won six Lithuanian SSR titles (1957-1959, 1961, 1963-64). retiring from boxing with a record of 243 wins in 257 bouts. After his boxing career, Tamulis worked for a long time as a boxing coach with Žalgiris Kaunas and after Lithuania became independent again in 1990, he was also active in politics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Men's Welterweight Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1964-10-23 Kasprzyk (POL) , Tamulis (URS) 1 58 59 59 59 58 293
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1964-10-21 Tamulis (URS) , Purhonen (FIN) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1964-10-19 Tamulis (URS) , Mabwa (UGA) 5 60 59 60 60 60 299 decision
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #1 1 1964-10-16 Tamulis (URS) , Guse (GER) 5 60 59 60 59 60 298 decision
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #2 1 1964-10-12 Tamulis (URS) bye