Loucif Hamani

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLoucif•Hamani
Used nameLoucif•Hamani
Original nameلوسيف•حماني
Born15 May 1950 in Igoufaf, Tizi Ouzou (ALG)
Died9 November 2021 in Vitry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne (FRA)
Measurements175 cm / 71 kg
NOC Algeria


Loucif Hamani represented Tunisia in the light-middleweight boxing tournament at the 1972 Munich Olympics, where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals by upcoming bronze medalist Alan Minter of Great Britain. After winning the gold medal at the 1973 All-Africa Games, he turned professional and, in 1976, became the African Super Welter champion. He retained this title in 1977 and continued to fight through 1983, winning 24 of his 27 bouts. Following his retirement from active competition, he settled in France, where he died from the effects of Parkinson’s Disease in 2021. For his career achievements, he was awarded the African Golden Glove in 2005.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Boxing ALG Loucif Hamani
Light-Middleweight, Men (Olympic) =5