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Boxing at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Flyweight

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Mexico Arena, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 14, 1968
Date Finished: October 26, 1968
Format: Single elimination tournament.

Gold: MEX Ricardo Delgado
Silver: POL Artur Olech
Bronze: BRA Servilio de Oliveira
UGA Leo Rwabwogo


Mexico's [Ricardo Delgado] won the gold medal in this class, to the delight of his hometown fans in Mexico City. Delgado won all four of his bouts by unanimous decision. In the final he fought Poland's [Artur Olech], who won his second consecutive silver medal in this class. After the Olympics Delgado turned professional, winning nine of his first 10 bouts, drawing in the other, but in his final 20 fights, he lost 12 times, and retired in 1975. He never fought for a major title but in 1972 contested the Mexican flyweight crown, losing by decision to Miguel Canto.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Ricardo Delgado 21 Mexico MEX Gold
2 Artur Olech 28 Poland POL Silver
3T Servilio de Oliveira 20 Brazil BRA Bronze
3T Leo Rwabwogo 19 Uganda UGA Bronze
5T Joe Destimo 25 Ghana GHA
5T Tetsuaki Nakamura 20 Japan JPN
5T Nikolay Novikov 22 Soviet Union URS
5T Tibor Badari 20 Hungary HUN
9T Walter Henry 31 Canada CAN
9T Engin Yadigar 24 Turkey TUR
9T Brendan McCarthy 21 Ireland IRL
9T Tito Pereyra 19 Argentina ARG
9T Constantin Ciucă 27 Romania ROU
9T Kenny Mwansa 19 Zambia ZAM
9T Davey Vasquez 20 United States USA
9T Prapan Duangchaoom 23 Thailand THA
17T Robert Carney 20 Australia AUS
17T Johnny McGonigle 24 Great Britain GBR
17T Boujemaa Hilmann Morocco MAR
17T Rodolfo Díaz 22 Philippines PHI
17T Félix Márquez 20 Venezuela VEN
17T Filippo Grasso 20 Italy ITA
17T Seo Sang-Yeong 23 South Korea KOR
17T Orlando Martínez 24 Cuba CUB
17T Chan Wa-Yen 22 Chinese Taipei TPE