Kenya Boxing Results at the 1970 Commonwealth games

The 1970 Commonwealth games were held in Christchurch New Zealand. Kenya sent a team of 10 boxers and ended up with 5 medals: 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. Kenya finished in 3rd overall position in the boxing standings. The gold medal was won by Philip Waruinge. The silver medals were won by Samuel Mbugua and John Olulu. The bronze medals were won by David Attan and Moses Mbogwa.

Philip Waruinge: Featherweight Round 1: beat Godfrey Mwamba of Zambia by KO Quarter-Final: Beat Kayin Amah of Nigeria on points Semi-Final: Beat Alan Richardson of England on points Final: Beat Deogratias Musoke of Uganda on points John Olulu: Welterweight Round 1: Beat Ali Afakasi of New Zealand on Points Quarter-Final: Beat Joe Mensah of Nigeria Semi-Final: Beat Shivaji Bhonsle of India on points Final: Lost to Emma Ankudey of Ghana on points Moses Kamau Mbogwa: Lightweight Round 1: Beat Errol West of Jamaica 4-1 Quarter-Final: Beat Anthony Martey of Ghana on points Semi-Final: Lost to Abayomi Adeyemi of Nigeria Samuel Mbugua: Bantamweight Quarter-Final: Beat Brian Everard of Australia on Points Semi-Final: Beat Courtney Atherly of Guyana on points Final: Lost to Sulley Shittu of Nigeria on points David Attan: Light Middleweight Round 1: Beat F.Oviawe of Nigeria on points Quarter-Final: Beat Dave Simmonds of England Semi-Final: Lost to Julius Luipa of Zambia Isaac Kuria Maina: Flyweight Quarter-Final: Lost to David Larmour of Northern Ireland Douglas Ogada: Light Flyweight Round 1: Lost to Gabriel Ogun of Nigeria Stephen Baraza: Light Welterweight Round 1: Lost to Dave Davies of England on points Stephen Thega: Light Heavyweight Round 1: Lost to Robert Espie of Northern Ireland by KO


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