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Bantamweight (≤116 pounds), Men

Date27 October 1908
StatusOlympic
LocationNorthampton Institute, Clerkenwell
Participants6 from 2 countries
FormatSingle elimination tournament.

There was only one non-British competitor, Pierre Mazior of France. Most of the top British bantams were present. Henry Perry had been Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) champion in 1903-1904, while Wally Webb won that title in 1905 and 1910, and Johnny Condon would win it in 1909. Henry Thomas won two decisions to take the gold medal, receiving a bye in the semi-finals. He was also ABA Champion in 1908. Thomas turned professional in 1909 and settled in the United States. He fought there and in Australia until his retirement in 1916.

PosBoxerNOC
1Harry ThomasGBRGold
2Johnny CondonGBRSilver
3Wally WebbGBRBronze
=4Frank McGurkGBR
=4Pierre MaziorFRA
=4Henry PerryGBR
DNSLeon ViezFRA
DNSR. ClementFRA

Quarter-Finals (27 October 1908)

Winner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.

Match #1 Johnny CondonGBR Pierre MaziorFRA Knock Out (Round 3)
Match #2 Wally WebbGBR Henry PerryGBR Decision (– - –)
Match #3 Harry ThomasGBR Frank McGurkGBR

Semi-Finals (27 October 1908)

Winner of each match advanced to the final match.

Match #1 Johnny CondonGBR Wally WebbGBR Decision (– - –)
Match #2 Harry ThomasGBR Bye

Final Round (27 October 1908)

Match 1/2 Harry ThomasGBR Johnny CondonGBR Decision (– - –)