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Bruno Visintin

Full name: Bruno Visintin
Gender: Male
Born: November 23, 1932 in La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy
Died: January 11, 2015 in La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Former boxer Bruno Visintin won the Italian league as an amateur featherweight in 1951 and was lightweight champion at the European Championships in Milano. The following year he won the bronze medal at the Olympics in Helsinki as a light welterweight. Visintin then turned pro, and was Italian champion as a lightweight (1955-1956), welterweight (1958-1961), super-welterweight (1963-1964), and was also European Champion as a super-welterweight (1964-1966). He also lost bouts for the European lightweight (1953) and welterweight (1960) titles, to Duilio Loi both times. Visintin’s career record was 78 wins (23 by KO), 9 losses (1 by KO), and 2 draws.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight Italy ITA 3T Bronze

Men's Light-Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF MR R
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1952-08-01 Adkins (USA) , Visintin (ITA) 0
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1952-07-31 Visintin (ITA) , Milligan (IRL) 3 decision
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Round Two Match #8 1 Visintin (ITA) , Curet (PUR) 3 decision
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Round One Match #16 1 1952-07-28 Visintin (ITA) , Porto (PHI) knock-out 2
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