Feature | Aug 12 2018

Olympic super-heavyweight champions: Where are they now?

On this day in 2012 Anthony Joshua won Olympic gold. George Gigney takes a look at what past Olympic super-heavyweight champions have gone on to do after winning gold
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THE super-heavyweight [91+kgs] category was introduced at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

There is a unique fascination with the heavyweights, and anytime an Olympic champion emerges they – more often than not – receive an enormous amount of attention.

Some have gone on to become dominant professional champions, others have didn’t even make the transition. We’ve taken a look at each super-heavyweight champion since the division’s conception, and detailed what they went on to do after winning gold.

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