Boxing - Gold and Silver Medal
Lot 198
Boxing - Gold and Silver Medal
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
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Boxing - Gold and Silver Medal
Lot Details
Boxing - Gold and Silver Medal
The gold and silver Olympic medals to Cuban boxer, Andrés Aldama Cabrera. The gold medal, Moscow Olympics 1980, the obverse with the Goddess, Nike, in relief, and "Mockba 1980", the reverse with Olympic torch motif and Moscow Olympics emblem, also in relief; the silver medal, Montreal Olympics 1976, the obverse with the Goddess, Nike, in relief and "XXIe Olympiade Montreal 1976", the reverse with a laurel wreath and the Montreal Olympics emblem, also in relief, both 60mm. in diameter (2)

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  • Andrés Aldama Cabrera (b. 1956) won the Light Welterweight Silver in Montreal in 1976 after being beaten to the gold medal by the famous American boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard. His Moscow 1980 Gold medal, in the Welterweight category, was won on defeating John "The Beast" Mugabi.
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