Fernando ATZORI

Italy ITA

Boxing

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Tokyo 1964
  • Year of Birth
    1942
Olympic Results

Biography

Fernando ATZORI

Fernando Atzori won the Olympic flyweight title in 1964, defeating the Pole Artur Olech with a 4-1 decision, despite an injury above his eye. As a youngster, Atzori lost part of a finger )playing) with the son of the joiner. As a professional he became the European Flyweight Champion in 1967, beating the Frenchman René Libeer. He defended his title nine times before losing it in 1972 against the Swiss boxer Fritz Chervet (KO in the 11th round). He regained it in 1973 against another Frenchman, Dominique Cesari (KO in 12th), and lost it once for and all in the same year, again to Chervet (KO in 7th). He retired in 1975 with a professional record of 44 victories (13 by knockout), 6 defeats and 2 draws.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Tokyo 1964

G
Flyweight (≤51 kilograms)
Flyweight (≤51 kilograms) Boxing