Full name: Adolfo Horta MartÃnez
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 3, 1957 in San Lorenzo, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: November 28, 2016 in CamagÃ¼ey, CamagÃ¼ey, Cuba
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Adolfo Horta was one of the great lighter weight amateur boxers of the late 1970s and 1980s. At Moskva in 1980 he won a silver medal as a featherweight. He was a three-time World Champion, winning as a bantamweight in 1978, a featherweight in 1982, and a lightweight in 1986. Horta also won two titles at the Pan American Games, winning as a lightweight in 1979 and a featherweight in 1983. Horta was a 10-time Cuban Champion, winning his first title in 1976. At the famed Giraldo CÃ³rdova CardÃn international tournament, Horta won the title nine times. He won gold at the Central American and Caribbean Championships three times (1976-77, 1982).
Horta later became a regional coach in CamagÃ¼ay, and coached for various times in Mexico. In later life, he fell on very hard times and died impoverished.
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Men's Featherweight||Cuba||CUB||2||Silver|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Final Round||Match 1/2||2||1980-08-02||Fink (GDR) , Horta (CUB)||1||58||59||59||58||57||291|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||1980-07-31||Horta (CUB)||walkover|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Quarter-Finals||Match #1||1||1980-07-30||Horta (CUB) , Pizarro (PUR)||5||60||60||60||60||60||300||decision|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Round Three||Match #1||1||1980-07-28||Horta (CUB) , Cercel (ROU)||5||60||60||60||60||60||300||decision|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Round Two||Match #1||1||1980-07-24||Horta (CUB) , Bengtsson (SWE)||5||60||60||60||60||60||300||decision|
|1980 Summer||22||Moskva||Boxing||Cuba||CUB||Round One||Match #2||1||1980-07-20||Horta (CUB)||bye|