Rolando Garbey

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

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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