1978 World Amateur Boxing Championships

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1978 AIBA World Boxing Championships
Location Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Start dateMay 6, 1978 (1978-05-06)
End dateMay 20, 1978 (1978-05-20)
A stamp of Yugoslavia dedicated to the 1978 World Amateur Boxing Championships 1978 World Amateur Boxing Championships stamp of Yugoslavia.jpg
A stamp of Yugoslavia dedicated to the 1978 World Amateur Boxing Championships

The Men's 1978 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia from May 6 to 20. The second edition of this competition, held two years before the Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA.

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)5308
2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)3126
3Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1023
4Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)1001
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)1001
6Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)0617
7Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0101
8Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)0055
9Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela  (VEN)0033
10Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)0022
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)0022
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)0022
13Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan  (JPN)0011
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)0011
Totals (15 nations)11112244


Medal winners

EventGoldSilverBronze
Light Flyweight
( 48 kilograms)
Flag of Kenya.svg Stephen Muchoki
Kenya
Flag of Cuba.svg Jorge Hernández
Cuba
Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Armando Guevara
Venezuela

Flag of the United States.svg Richard Sandoval
United States

Flyweight
( 51 kilograms)
Flag of Poland.svg Henryk Średnicki
Poland
Flag of Cuba.svg Héctor Ramírez
Cuba
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Alexander Mikhailov
Soviet Union

Flag of Japan.svg Ishi Koki
Japan

Bantamweight
( 54 kilograms)
Flag of Cuba.svg Adolfo Horta
Cuba
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Fazlija Szacirović
Yugoslavia
Flag of East Germany.svg Stephan Förster
East Germany

Flag of South Korea.svg Chung Kim Chil
South Korea

Featherweight
( 57 kilograms)
Flag of Cuba.svg Ángel Herrera
Cuba
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Bratislav Ristić
Yugoslavia
Flag of Poland.svg Roman Gotfryd
Poland

Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Antonio Esparragoza
Venezuela

Lightweight
( 60 kilograms)
Flag of Nigeria.svg Davidson Andeh
Nigeria
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Vladimir Sorokin
Soviet Union
Flag of Germany.svg René Weller
West Germany

Flag of East Germany.svg Lutz Käsebier
East Germany

Light Welterweight
( 63,5 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Valery Lvov
Soviet Union
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Memet Bogujevci
Yugoslavia
Flag of France.svg Jean-Claude Ruiz
France

Flag of East Germany.svg Karl-Heinz Krüger
East Germany

Welterweight
( 67 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Valery Rachkov
Soviet Union
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Miodrag Perunović
Yugoslavia
Flag of the United States.svg Roosevelt Green
United States

Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Müller
West Germany

Light Middleweight
( 71 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Viktor Savchenko
Soviet Union
Flag of Cuba.svg Luis Martínez
Cuba
Flag of Poland.svg Jerzy Rybicki
Poland

Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Ilya Ilyev
Bulgaria

Middleweight
( 75 kilograms)
Flag of Cuba.svg José Gómez Mustelier
Cuba
Flag of Finland.svg Tarmo Uusivirta
Finland
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Slobodan Kačar
Yugoslavia

Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Ilya Angelov
Bulgaria

Light Heavyweight
( 81 kilograms)
Flag of Cuba.svg Sixto Soria
Cuba
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Tadija Kačar
Yugoslavia
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Nikolay Erofyeev
Soviet Union

Flag of East Germany.svg Herbert Bauch
East Germany

Heavyweight
(> 81 kilograms)
Flag of Cuba.svg Teófilo Stevenson
Cuba
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Dragomir Vujković
Yugoslavia
Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Carlos Rivera
Venezuela

Flag of East Germany.svg Jürgen Fanghänel
East Germany

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