1983 Africa boxing championships medalists

The 1983 Africa boxing championships were held in Kampala Uganda. Kenya were the defencing champions, having topped the standings at the previous edition (1982).

This time Kenya finished second behind Zambia. Both Kenya and Zambia had four gold medals but Zambia earned two silver medals to Kenya’s one.

Kenya’s gold medalists were Ibrahim “Surf” Bilali, John Wanjau, Patrick “Mont” Waweru and James “Demosh” Omondi.

Weight-Class Gold Silver
Light Flyweight  (-48 kg) Keith Mwila (Zambia)  J. Kamau (Kenya)
Flyweight (– 51 kg)  Ibrahim Bilali (Kenya)  David Mwaba (Tanzania)
Bantamweight (– 54 kg)  John Siryakibbe (Uganda)  Lucky Mutale (Zambia)
Featherweight (– 57 kg)  John Wanjau (Kenya)  Geoffrey Nyeko (Uganda)
Lightweight (– 60 kg)  Patrick Waweru (Kenya)  Joseph Gama (Uganda)
Light Welterweight (– 63,5 kg)  William Galiwango (Uganda)  Dave Chibuye (Zambia)
Welterweight (– 67 kg)  Henry Kalunga (Zambia)  Ikhlef (Algeria)
Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)  Chris Kapopo (Zambia)  Neya Mikaala (Tanzania)
Middleweight (– 75 kg)  Moses Mwaba (Zambia)  Atieno (Tanzania)
Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)  Jonathan Kirisa (Uganda)  Michael Nassoro (Tanzania)
Heavyweight (over 81 kg)  James Omondi (Kenya)  Luc Tchoula (Gabon)
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Author: mawazo

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