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Boxing Quiz

  Roy Jones, Jr. Roy Jones, Jr. celebrates after a victory in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Russell Cheyne/Allsport

1. What year did Boxing first become an Olympic sport?
a. 1896
b. 1900
c. 1904
d. 1924

2. Which boxer won an Olympic Gold medal before becoming heavyweight champion?
a. Lennox Lewis
b. Evander Holyfield
c. Riddick Bowe
d. Joe Louis

3. Who was robbed of a decision in his gold-medal fight, yet voted outstanding boxer of the 1988 Seoul Olympics?
a. Meldrick Taylor
b. Roy Jones, Jr.
c. Sugar Ray Leonard
d. Oscar De La Hoya

4. Who was the first black African to win Olympic Gold in boxing?
a. John Mugabi, Uganda
b. Dwight Frazier, Jamaica
c. Clement "Ike" Quartay, Ghana
d. Robert Wangila, Kenya

5. Who was the first Olympic boxer to win three gold medals?
a. Laszlo Papp
b. Teofilo Stevenson
c. Jerry Kulej
d. Sugar Ray Leonard

6. What American lightweight was the darling of the 1992 Barcelona Games, dedicating his quest for gold to his late mother?
a. Roy Jones, Jr.
b. Mark Breland
c. Oscar De La Hoya
d. Leo Randolph

7. Which brothers won gold medals at the 1976 Montreal Games?
a. The Spinks Brothers
b. The Smothers Brothers
c. The McCrory Brothers
d. The Marx Brothers

8. Which Cuban dominated the super heavyweight class, winning Olympic gold in three straight Olympiads?
a. Sixto Soria
b. Teofilo Stevenson
c. Roberto Balado
d. Felix Savon

9. What is the name of the award given to the Olympic boxer who ''displays the best style and technique''?
a. The Ali Cup
b. The Stanley Cup
c. The Val Barker Cup
d. The Boxing Ring

10. Which 17-year-old American won the gold medal in the middleweight class at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and later became the youngest heavyweight champion of the world?
a. Floyd Patterson
b. Jersey Joe Walcott
c. Michael Spinks
d. Virgil Hill

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