skip to content

Displaying 1-4 of 4
  • Joining the three Olympic Gold Medal Club – Boxer Félix Savón | Video

    Joining the three Olympic Gold Medal Club – Boxer Félix Savón

    Félix Savón arrived in Sydney with the experience from two previous Olympic gold medals at both the Barcelona and Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.   This time the desired Sydney 2000 Olympic gold medal would not only consolidate Savón as an amateur boxing icon; but also make him one of the only three boxers to win three Olympic gold medals alongside fellow Cuban Teófilo Stevenson and Hungarian László Papp.   This was a fight which surely defined Savón’s role in Olympic boxing history.  
  • News | Olympic Channel

    The People’s Fighters puts Cuban boxing in the spotlight

    Launched on the Olympic Channel, The People’s Fighters is a feature-length documentary that takes a close-up look at Cuba’s seminal boxing culture. As well as telling the story of the nation’s phenomenal success in the ring, the film examines the challenges Cuban boxing faces today, and reveals how the emergence of local talent is paving the way for future success.
    05 Jun 2018 | Boxing, Cuba, Olympic Channel, Olympic News
back to top Fr