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Louis Calebout

Full name: Louis Calebout
Other name(s): Louis Cabo
Nickname(s): Cabo
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1928 in Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Died: August 30, 2010 in Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Boxing


Louis Calebout, better known as "Cabo" in his home town Brugge, made his only notable international championshipsl appearance was a the 1948 Olympics, where he went out in the first round. Fighting under the ring name Louis Cabo, he had a 10 year career as a professional from 1949 onwards. He won 31 of 59 fights which included 2 spells as national featherweight champion of Belgium between 1952 and 1955. His career highlight was probably a victory over world title challenger Cherif Hamia in Hamia's native Algeria.

He later worked as a boxing trainer with Wimme Boxing Club Brugge


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 19 London Boxing Men's Bantamweight Belgium BEL 17T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1948 Summer 19 London Boxing Belgium BEL Round One Match #3 2 1948-08-07 Venegas (PUR) , Calebout (BEL)
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