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The men's super heavyweight boxing competition at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney was held from 23 September to 1 October at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. Being the heaviest class, super heavyweights were limited to those boxers weighing over 91 kilograms (200.6 pounds).

Competition format

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament.[1] This event consisted of 16 boxers who have qualified for the competition through various qualifying tournaments held in 1999 and 2000. The competition began with a preliminary round on 23 September, where the number of competitors was reduced to 8, and concluded with the final on 1 October. Both semi-final losers were awarded bronze medals.

All bouts consisted of four rounds of two minutes each, with one-minute breaks between rounds.[1] Punches scored only if the white area on the front of the glove made full contact with the front of the head or torso of the opponent. Five judges scored each bout; three of the judges had to signal a scoring punch within one second for the punch to score. The winner of the bout was the boxer who scored the most valid punches by the end of the bout.

Competitors

Name Country
Ahmed Abdel Samad  Egypt
Rustam Saidov  Uzbekistan
Art Binkowski  Canada
Michael Macaque  Mauritius
Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov  Kazakhstan
Grzegorz Kiełsa  Poland
Alexis Rubalcaba  Cuba
Cengiz Koc  Germany
Constantin Onofrei  Romania
Samuel Peter  Nigeria
Paolo Vidoz  Italy
Calvin Brock  United States
Audley Harrison  Great Britain
Alexei Lezin  Russia
Angus Shelford  New Zealand
Aleksey Masikin  Ukraine

Schedule

All times are Australian Time (UTC+10)

Date Time Round
Saturday, September 23, 2000 13:00 & 19:30 Round of 16
Wednesday, September 27, 2000 13:00 & 19:30 Quarterfinals
Friday, September 29, 2000 19:30 Semifinals
Sunday, October 1, 2000 13:00 Final Bout

Results

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 Ahmed Abdel Samad (EGY) 8  
 Rustam Saidov (UZB) 21      Rustam Saidov (UZB) RSC  
 Art Binkowski (CAN) 21      Art Binkowski (CAN)  
 Michael Macaque (MRI) 14        Rustam Saidov (UZB) 22  
 Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 16        Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 28  
 Grzegorz Kiełsa (POL) 5      Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 25  
 Alexis Rubalcaba (CUB) KO      Alexis Rubalcaba (CUB) 12  
 Cengiz Koc (GER)        Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (KAZ) 16
 Constantin Onofrei (ROM) 14        Audley Harrison (GBR) 30
 Samuel Peter (NGR) 17      Samuel Peter (NGR) 3  
 Paolo Vidoz (ITA) RSC      Paolo Vidoz (ITA) 14  
 Calvin Brock (USA)        Paolo Vidoz (ITA) 16  
 Audley Harrison (GBR) RSC        Audley Harrison (GBR) 32  
 Alexei Lezin (RUS)      Audley Harrison (GBR) 19      
 Angus Shelford (NZL) 5      Aleksey Masikin (UKR) 9      
 Aleksey Masikin (UKR) 19  

References

  1. ^ a b "Boxing at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's Super-Heavyweight". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

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