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Washington Rodríguez

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWashington•Rodríguez Medina
Used nameWashington•Rodríguez
Nick/petnamesCuerito
Born6 April 1944 in Montevideo (URU)
Died31 December 2014 in Montevideo (URU)
Measurements159 cm / 54 kg
NOC Uruguay

Biography

Washington Rodríguez won an Olympic bronze medal at the 1964 Olympics as a bantamweight. In 1962 he had won a bantamweight bronze medal at the Latin American Games. Rodríguez turned professional after the 1964 Olympics but fought as a pro for only 5 years, 1965-69. His record was 5 wins with only 1 loss, with 4 of his wins coming by knockout. He retired in 1969 and then worked for the National Republic Bank of Uruguay.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Boxing URU Washington Rodríguez
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze