Benson Njangiru Kenya

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

03 Jul 1985

Height

1.67m

Weight

52kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

BOXING

Benson Njangiru competed in BOXING

Did you know?

  • In London, men's bouts will take place over three rounds of three minutes each. The women's contests have four rounds of two minutes each.
  • Boxers score points for every punch they land successfully on their opponent's head or upper body.
  • A number of great champions made their name at the Olympics, including Laszlo Papp of Hungary, Cuba’s Felix Savon, and the great Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali).
  • The USA top the all-time medal table with 48 golds, ahead of their great rivals Cuba.
  • Great Britain have won 14 gold medals, including Audley Harrison's in 2000 and James DeGale's in 2008.

Appearances for Benson Njangiru

Date Event Won
30 Jul Men's Flyweight (52kg) Round of 32, Bout 6

Head to Head

Benson Njangiru vs Andrew Selby

Benson Njangiru

Benson Njangiru Kenya flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.67m (5'6")

Weight

52kg

Age

29

Andrew Selby

Andrew Selby Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

52kg

Age

25

View the London 2012 medallist table