|Born||July 17, 1969|
Welland, Ontario, Canada
Thomas Glesby (born July 17, 1969) is a Canadian former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2001. As an amateur, he competed at the Summer Olympics: in 1988 and 1992. Nicknamed "The Bomb" he won the bronze medal in the men's heavyweight division at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba.
Below is the record of Tom Glesby, a Canadian heavyweight boxer who competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics:
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