Teofilo Stevenson

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Birthday
29, 1952
Birthplace
Puerto Padre, Cuba
Death Date
Jun 11, 2012 (60)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1952
Birthplace
Puerto Padre, Cuba
Death Date
Jun 11, 2012 (60)

About

Cuban boxer and three-time Olympic gold medalist, he won in the heavyweight event at the 1972, 1976, and 1980 Olympics.

Before Fame

He began boxing at a young age because he was so much bigger than other kids his age.

Trivia

He won gold in the Heavyweight class in the three straight Olympics from 1972 to 1980.

Family Life

He is the son of Teófilo Stevenson Patterson and Dolores Lawrence.

Associated With

He won gold at the 1976 Olympics where skater Dorothy Hamill also took home gold.