Vasile Tita life and biography

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Vasile Tita biography

Date of birth : 1928-02-21
Date of death : 2013-06-24
Birthplace : Bucharest, Romania
Nationality : Romanian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2022-02-21
Credited as : Middleheavyweight boxer, boxing champion,

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Vasile Tita is a former Romanian boxer.

He competed for Romania in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland in the middleweight event where he finished in second place. Vasile Tita fought then with Floyd Patterson and got the knockout in first round .

The 1952 Olympic medalists

GOLD: Joseph Sarbu - rifle / small arms 40 f (shooting). Died in 1964

SILVER: Vasile Tita - 75 kg category (box)

BRONZE: Gheorghe Fiat - 60 kg category (box). Died in 2010

BRONZE: George Lichiardopol - speed gun (shooting). Died in 1991

(Before 1952, Romanian sport has won only one Olympic medal, the national rugby bronze in 1924) .

He died aged 85 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for a decade.

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