Boxing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Heavyweight

The men's heavyweight event was part of the boxing programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the heaviest contested, allowing boxers weighing over 175 pounds (79.4 kilograms). The competition was held from Wednesday, July 16, 1924, to Sunday, July 20, 1924. Fifteen boxers from eleven nations competed.[1]

Heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
VenueVélodrome d'hiver
DatesJuly 16–20
Competitors15 from 11 nations
Otto von Porat
Søren Petersen
Alfredo Porzio


Round of 16
July 16
July 18
July 19
July 20
 Otto von Porat (NOR) RSC2  
 Charles Jardine (AUS) L      von Porat (NOR) KO3  
 Riccardo Bertazzolo (ITA) PTS    Bertazzolo (ITA) L  
 Cornelis O'Kelly (GBR) L        von Porat (NOR) PTS  
 Alfredo Porzio (ARG) PTS        Porzio (ARG) L  
 Charles Peguilhan (FRA) L      Porzio (ARG) PTS
 Ed Greathouse (USA) PTS    Greathouse (USA) L  
 Georges Galinat (FRA) L        von Porat (NOR) PTS
 Henk de Best (NED) -        Petersen (DEN) L
Bye -      de Best (NED) PTS  
 Robert Larsen (DEN) W    Larsen (DEN) L  
 Tomasz Konarzewski (POL) DIS2        de Best (NED) L   Bronze medal bout
 Søren Petersen (DEN) PTS        Petersen (DEN) PTS  
 Carlo Scotti (ITA) L      Petersen (DEN) W    Porzio (ARG) PTS
 Arthur Clifton (GBR) PTS    Clifton (GBR) w/o      de Best (NED) L
 Eddie Eagan (USA) L  


  1. "Boxing at the 1924 Paris Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 November 2018.