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Boxing glove from 1952 Olympic Games

This boxing glove made by the Finnish manufacturer Karhu carries the signatures of all boxing gold medalists at the Helsinki Olympic Games of 1952.  The finals of the Olympic boxing tournament took place in Töölö Exhibition Hall on 2 August, one day before the closing ceremony of the Games. American boxers won five gold medals out of ten. The rest of the winners came from five different European countries.  Pentti Hämäläinen of Finland delighted the home crowd by winning gold in the bantamweight division.

Names on the glove:

Nathan “Nate” Brooks (USA), flyweight (51 kg)

Pentti Hämäläinen (Finland), bantamweight (54 kg)

Ján Zachara (Czechoslovakia), featherweight (57 kg)

Aureliano Bolognesi (Italy), lightweight (60 kg)

Charles Adkins (USA), light welterweight (63.5 kg)

Zygmunt Chychła (Poland), welterweight (67 kg)

László Papp (Hungary), light middleweight (71 kg)

Floyd Patterson (USA), middleweight (75 kg)

Norvel Lee (USA), heavy middleweight (81 kg)

Edward Sanders (USA), heavyweight (over 81 kg)