Anthony Mwamba

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAnthony•Mwamba
Used nameAnthony•Mwamba
Nick/petnamesPreacherman
Born8 August 1960
Died21 January 2021 in Lusaka (ZAM)
Measurements168 cm / 63 kg
NOC Zambia

Biography

Anthony Mwamba was a Zambian boxer who competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics as a light-welterweight, where he won three bouts before losing in the quarter-finals. Mwamba also competed at the 1990 Commonwealth Games, winning a bronze medal in the welterweight division.

Mwamba turned professional shortly thereafter and fought as a pro through 2000, with a break from 1993-2000 when no bouts are recorded for him. His lifetime record, all fought in Lusaka, Zambia was 6 wins and 1 loss, the loss coming in his final bout against Deo Wanana for the International Boxing Federation Continental Africa welterweight title. Mwamba did hold the Zambian welterweight title in 1992-93 after defeating Vison Njilamada by TKO.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Boxing ZAM Anthony Mwamba
Light-Welterweight, Men (Olympic) =5

Special Notes