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Héctor Velásquez

Full name: Héctor Juan Velásquez Vera
Nickname(s): Chico
Gender: Male
Height: 5-0.5 (154 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: February 9, 1952 in Loncoche, Araucanía, Chile
Died: August 18, 2010 in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Country: CHI Chile
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Héctor Velázquez was Chilean champion as a junior flyweight in 1970 and 1971. In 1971 he won a silver medal in the flyweight class at the Pan American Games. After competing at the 1972 Olympics, he turned professional and fought intermittently from 1973-81 as a pro, compiling a record of 9 wins (4 by knockout) and 12 losses (3 by knockout). In 1979 he fought for the South American junior flyweight title, but lost on points to Argentina's Rodolfo Rodríguez. Velázquez died several days after suffering a stroke in 2010.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing Men's Light-Flyweight Chile CHI 9T

Men's Light-Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing Chile CHI Round Two Match #2 2 1972-09-04 Evans (GBR) , Velásquez (CHI) 0 57 56 58 56 57 284
1972 Summer 20 München Boxing Chile CHI Round One Match #3 1 1972-08-28 Velásquez (CHI) , Vanduin (MGL) 5 59 59 58+ 59 59 294 decision
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