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Sergio Caprari

Full name: Sergio Caprari
Gender: Male
Born: July 12, 1932 in Civita Castellana, Viterbo, Italy
Died: October 12, 2015 in Faleria, Viterbo, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sergio Caprari won a silver medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and then turned professional. He fought his first pro bout on 16 September 1952, winning by points over Enzo Piccinini. His career lasted until December 1961 when he fought Flash Elorde for the World Super Featherweight title, but lost by TKO in the first round. Caprari won the Italian featherweight title in 1956 with a TKO over Nello Barbadaro, and the European featherweight title in 1958 by TKO in the 11th over Jean Sneyers of Belgium. He lost the European title in August 1958 against Gracieux Lamperti. Caprari’s career professional record was 50 wins (20 by knockout), 4 losses, and 2 draws.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Men's Featherweight Italy ITA 2 Silver

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF MR
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1952-08-02 Zachara (TCH) , Caprari (ITA) 1
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1952-08-01 Caprari (ITA) , Ventaja (FRA) 2 decision
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-31 Caprari (ITA) , Drogosz (POL) 3 decision
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Round Two Match #1 1 Caprari (ITA) , Niinivuori (FIN) 2 decision
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Boxing Italy ITA Round One Match #1 1 1952-07-28 Caprari (ITA) bye
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