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Rolando Garbey

Rolando Garbey

Boxer
Rolando Garbey
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Intro Boxer
A.K.A. Rolando
Is Athlete Boxer
From Cuba
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 19 November 1947, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Age 74 years
Star sign Scorpio
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Biography

Rolando Garbey Garbey (born November 19, 1947 in Santiago de Cuba) is a retired Cuban boxer. He competed in the Light Middleweight (71 kg) category. He won an Olympic silver medal in 1968 and a bronze medal in 1976. In 1974, at the inaugural 1974 World Championships in Havana, Cuba, he won the world title. Garbey was also a gold medalist at light middleweight at the Pan-American games in 1967, 1971, and 1975.

Olympic results

Mexico City - 1968

  • Quarterfinal: Defeated Eric Blake (Great Britain) by first-round knockout
  • Semifinal: Defeated Johnny Baldwin (United States) by decision, 4-1
  • Final: Lost to Boris Lagutin (Soviet Union) by decision, 0-5 (was awarded silver medal)

Munich - 1972

  • Defeated Ricky Barnor (Ghana) by decision, 5-0
  • Defeated Franz Csandl (Austria) by decision, 5-0
  • Defeated Jae Keun-Lim (South Korea) by second-round technical knockout
  • Lost to Wiesław Rudkowski (Poland) by decision, 1-4

Montreal - 1976

  • Round of 32: Defeated Dashnian Olzwoi (Mongolia) by third-round knockout
  • Round of 16: Defeated Earl Liburd (Virgin Islands) referee stopped contest in second round
  • Quarterfinal: Defeated Kalevi Kosunen (Finland) referee stopped contest in first round
  • Semifinal: Lost to Tadija Kačar (Yugoslavia) by decision, 1-4 (was awarded bronze medal)
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