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Jim Wallington

Full name: James Robert "Jim" Wallington, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: July 28, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 19, 1988
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As an amateur boxer, Jim Wallington took the brilliant record of 76 and two to the Mexico City Olympics. His record in the three years before the Olympics was amazing. He had won three National AAU titles (1966-1968), three Inter-Service championships (1966-1968), three Golden Gloves titles (1966-1968) and the 1967 Pan American Games gold medal. At the Olympics, however, he lost in the semi-finals to Enrique Regueiferos of Cuba by a decision.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Light-Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1968-10-24 Regüeiferos (CUB) , Wallington (USA) 1 59 59 60 59 59 296
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1968-10-23 Wallington (USA) , Kim (KOR) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round Three Match #6 1 1968-10-21 Wallington (USA) , Odhiambo (UGA) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #10 1 1968-10-18 Wallington (USA) , Cartagena (DOM) referee stops contest 1
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Boxing United States USA Round One Match #21 1 1968-10-13 Wallington (USA) bye