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Boxing at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Sports:

Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Started: August 7, 1928
Date Finished: August 11, 1928
Events: 8

Participants: 144 (144 men and 0 women) from 29 countries
Youngest Participant: NED Ben Bril (16 years, 23 days)
Oldest Participant: GBR Alf Jackson (32 years, 207 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 24 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): ARG Argentina and ITA Italy (4 medals)

Overview

The Olympic boxing tournament was held in the [Krachtsportgebouw] in Amsterdam. Competition took place between the 7th and 11th of August in 8 weight categories. With entries now limited to one boxer per nation, the number of participants was slightly reduced but the number of countries represented rose to 29. [Okamoto] and [Usuda] of Japan became the first Asian boxers to compete at Olympic level.

Medalists