Every week until the Olympic opening ceremonies,  Boxing Ontario will pay homage to  Ontario amatuer boxers who paved the olympic road for Adam Trupish. 

This week we honour:

Egerton Marcus  

Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Silver 1988 Seoul Middleweight

Egerton Marcus was born February 2, 1965 in Good Fortune, Guyana he won the silver medal in the Middleweight division (71-75 kg) at the  1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul for Canada.

Amateur career

Won the Middleweight Silver Medal representing Canada at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. His results were:

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Emmanuel Legaspi (Philippines) KO 1
  • Defeated Darko Dukić (Yugoslavia) KO 2
  • Defeated Sven Ottke (West Germany) 5-0
  • Defeated Hussain Shah Syed (Pakistan) 4-1
  • Lost to Henry Maske (East Germany) 0-5

    1987 75kg Canadian Senior Male Champ
    1986 75kg Canadian Senior Male Champ
    1985 Boxing Canada Best Boxer of the Year
    1984 75kg Canadian Junior Male Champ

        Coach Adrian Teodorescu & Ray Napper Sr.