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Adolfo Horta (3 October 1957 – 28 November 2016) was a boxer from Cuba, who won the silver medal in the Men's Featherweight division (– 57 kg) at age 22 at the 1980 Summer Olympics
1980 Summer Olympics
in Moscow. He was beaten by East Germany's Rudi Fink on points (1-4).[1] Horta won eleven consecutive national championships and three gold medals in the World Amateur Boxing Championships
World Amateur Boxing Championships
in different weight classes, but he would never return to the Olympics, as Cuba
Cuba
boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics.[2] 1980 Olympic results[edit]

1st round bye Defeated Odd Bengtsson (Sweden) 5-0 Defeated Titi Cercel (Romania) 5-0 Defeated Luis Pizarro (Puerto Rico) 5-0 Defeated Krysztof Kosedowski
Krysztof Kosedowski
(Poland) walk-over Lost to Rudi Fink (East Germany) 1-4

References[edit]

^ Falleció Adolfo Horta, el hombre del boxeo total (in Spanish) ^ https://www.ecured.cu/Adolfo_Horta_Martínez

Amateur Record (Archived 2009-10-24) "Adolfo Horta". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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World amateur boxing champions – men's bantamweight

1974–2009: up to 54 kg 2011: up to 56 kg

1974: Wilfredo Gómez (PUR) 1978: Adolfo Horta (CUB) 1982: Floyd Favors (USA) 1986: Sung-Kil Moon (KOR) 1989: Enrique Carrión
Enrique Carrión
(CUB) 1991: Serafim Todorov
Serafim Todorov
(BUL) 1993: Aleksandar Khristov (BUL) 1995: Raimkul Malakhbekov (RUS) 1997: Raimkul Malakhbekov (RUS) 1999: George Olteanu (ROU) 2001: Guillermo Rigondeaux
Guillermo Rigondeaux
(CUB) 2003: Aghasi Mammadov (AZE) 2005: Guillermo Rigondeaux
Guillermo Rigondeaux
(CUB) 2007: Sergey Vodopyanov (RUS) 2009: Detelin Dalakliev
Detelin Dalakliev
(BUL) 2011: Lázaro Álvarez
Lázaro Álvarez
(CUB) 2013: Javid Chalabiyev
Javid Chalabiyev
(AZE) 2015: Michael Conlan (IRL) 2017: Kairat Yeraliyev (KAZ)

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World amateur boxing champions – men's featherweight

1974–2009: up to 57 kg

1974: Howard Davis (USA) 1978: Ángel Herrera (CUB) 1982: Adolfo Horta (CUB) 1986: Kelcie Banks (USA) 1989: Ayrat Khamatov (URS) 1991: Kirkor Kirkorov (BUL) 1993: Serafim Todorov
Serafim Todorov
(BUL) 1995: Serafim Todorov
Serafim Todorov
(BUL) 1997: István Kovács (HUN) 1999: Ricardo Juarez (USA) 2001: Ramaz Paliani (TUR) 2003: Galib Jafarov (KAZ) 2005: Aleksei Tishchenko
Aleksei Tishchenko
(RUS) 2007: Albert Selimov
Albert Selimov
(RUS) 2009: Vasyl Lomachenko
Vasyl Lomachenko
(UKR)

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World amateur boxing champions – men's lightweight

1974–2011: up to 60 kg

1974: Vassily Solomin (URS) 1978: Davidson Andeh (NGR) 1982: Ángel Herrera (CUB) 1986: Adolfo Horta (CUB) 1989: Julio González (CUB) 1991: Marco Rudolph (GER) 1993: Damian Austin (CUB) 1995: Leonard Doroftei
Leonard Doroftei
(ROM) 1997: Alexander Maletin (RUS) 1999: Mario Kindelán (CUB) 2001: Mario Kindelán (CUB) 2003: Mario Kindelán (CUB) 2005: Yordenis Ugás
Yordenis Ugás
(CUB) 2007: Frankie Gavin (ENG) 2009: Domenico Valentino (ITA) 2011: Vasyl Lomachenko
Vasyl Lomachenko
(UKR) 2013: Lázaro Álvarez
Lázaro Álvarez
(CUB) 2015: Lázaro Álvarez
Lázaro Álvarez
(CUB) 2017: Sofiane Oumiha
Sofiane Oumiha
(FRA)

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Pan American Boxing
Boxing
Champions in Men's Featherweight

1951 – 2007: up to 57 kg

1951: Francisco Núñez (ARG) 1955: Oswaldo Cañete (ARG) 1959: Carlos Aro (ARG) 1963: Rosemiro Mateus (BRA) 1967: Miguel García (ARG) 1971: Juan García (MEX) 1975: David Armstrong (USA) 1979: Bernard Taylor (USA) 1983: Adolfo Horta (CUB) 1987: Kelcie Banks (USA) 1991 – 1995: Arnaldo Mesa (CUB) 1999: Yudel Johnson (CUB) 2003: Likar Ramos (COL) 2007: Idel Torriente (CUB)

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Pan American Boxing
Boxing
Champions in Men's Lightweight

1951 – 2011: up to 60 kg

1951: Oscar Gallardo (ARG) 1955: Miguel Angel Péndola (ARG) 1959: Abel Laudonio
Abel Laudonio
(ARG) 1963: Roberto Caminero (CUB) 1967: Enrique Regüeiferos (CUB) 1971: Luis Dávila (PUR) 1975: Chris Clarke (CAN) 1979: Adolfo Horta (CUB) 1983: Pernell Whitaker (USA) 1987: Julio González (CUB) 1991: Julio González (CUB) 1995: Julio González (CUB) 1999: Mario Kindelán (CUB) 2003: Mario Kindelán (CUB) 2007: Yordenis Ugás
Yordenis Ugás
(CUB) 2011: Yasniel Toledo
Yasniel Toledo
(CUB) 2015: Lázaro Álvarez
Lázaro Álvarez
(CUB)

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