Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 1972 Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics were held in Munich, Germany. Kenya sent 8 boxers to the games and ended up with three medals: One silver and two bronze. The silver medal came via Philip Waruinge. The bronze medals came via Dick Tiger Murunga and Samuel Mbugua. Kenya finished 9th overall and was the best performer among African countries.

Philip Waruinge

Philip Waruinge: Featherweight Round 1: Beat Jabbar Feli of Iran 4-1 Round 2: Beat Salah Mohamed Amin of Egypt 5-0 Quarter-Final: Beat Jouko Lindberg of Finland 4-1 Semi-Final:Beat Clemente Rojas of Colombia 3-2 Final: Lost to Boris Kuznetsov of the USSR 3-2 Samuel Mbugua: Lightweight Round 1: Beat Girmaye Gabre of Ethiopia 5-0 Round 2: Beat Muniswamy Venu of India 5-0 Quarter-Final: Beat Svein Erik Paulsen of Norway 4-1 Semi-Final: Lost to Jan SzczepaƄski of Poland via walkover Dick Tiger Murunga: Welterweight Round 1: beat Alfons Stawski of Poland 4-1 Round 2: Beat Vartex Parsanian of Iran by TKO Quarter-Final: Beat Sergio Lozano of Mexico by KO Semi-Final: Lost to Janos Kajdi of Hungary 4-1 John Mwaura Nderu: Flyweight Round 1: beat Eduardo Barragan of Colombia 4-1 Round 2: Beat Yong Ik Kim of North Korea 4-1 Quarter-Final: Lost to George Turpin of Great Britain 4-1 David Attan: Light Midleweight Round 1: Lost to Mikko Saarinen of Finland 4-1 Peter Dula: Middleweight Round 1: Lost to Witold Stachurski of Poland 4-1 Stephen Thega: Heavyweight Round 1: Lost to Raymond Russell of USA Felix Maina: Light Flyweight Round 1: Lost to Felix Udella of Italy 5-0

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