Kenya Boxing team results at the 1974 world championships

The World Championships of 1974 were held in Havana, Cuba from August 17 to August 30. It was at this tournament that Stephen Muchoki announced himself to the world as a 17 year old. Muchoki won a silver medal at the 1974 world boxing championships. He would go on to win the gold medal at the same event four years later and become Kenya’s most successful amateur boxer.


Stephen Muchoki: Light-Flyweight
Round 2: Beat Jose Ibiri of Argentina (Disqualified)
Quarter-Final: Beat Remus Cosma of Romania on points
Semi-Final: Beat Evgeniy Yudin of the USSR on points
Final: Lost to Jorge Hernandez of Cuba on points

Peter Dula: Middlweight
Round 2: Beat Samson Aransiola of Nigeria on points
Quarter-Final: Lost to Alec Nastac of Romania on points

Isaac Kuria Maina: Bantamweight
Round 1: Beat Werner Schaefer of West Germany on points
Round 2: Lost to Hugo Aguilera of Argentina on points

Kenya Boxing Page


Author: mawazo

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