William Cuthbertson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam•Cuthbertson
Used nameWilliam•Cuthbertson
Born21 July 1902 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland (GBR)
Died24 November 1963 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland (GBR)
AffiliationsUnited Scottish Amateur Boxing Club
NOC Great Britain


William Cuthbertson was Scottish amateur flyweight champion in 1920-21, British Champion in 1921, and Scottish bantamweight champion in 1922, before turning professional in 1923. Cuthbertson had 15 professional fights between 1923-27. His brothers, Andy and Peter, were both professional boxers in the later 1920s and early 1930s. After his retirement from the ring, Cuthbertson became a boxing instructor at the Carnegie Gym in Dunferrnline and at Craigflower Private School at Torryburn.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Boxing GBR William Cuthbertson
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze


Date of birth also seen as 7 May 1902.