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Antoine Porcel

Full name: Antoine Porcel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: December 17, 1937 in Oran, Oran, Algeria
Died: March 22, 2014 in Ferney-Voltaire, Ain, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Boxing


Antoine Porcel lost in the eighth-finals of the 1960 Olympic boxing tournament and then turned professional in 1963. He competed as a pro through 1973, fighting 61 times professionally, winning 26 (11 by KO), losing 25 (9 by KO), and drawing 10. He was French bantamweight champion, but lost a 1966 bout for the European flyweight championship against René Libeer. He twice defended his French title, losing it in 1967 against Pierre Vetroff. He again won the French bantamweight title in 1970, defeating Jean-Claude Lapinte, but lost the rematch in 1971, and after losing in another match for that title in 1973, against Guy Caudron, Porcel retired. He later became a boxing trainer, and died after suffering from Alzheimer’s for several years.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Flyweight France FRA 9T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing France FRA Round Three Match #4 AC 1960-08-31 Sivko (URS) , Porcel (FRA)
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing France FRA Round Two Match #8 1 Porcel (FRA) , Knoesen (RSA) decision 5 60 60 59 59 60 298
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing France FRA Round One Match #15 1 1960-08-25 Porcel (FRA) bye
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