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

We Honour:

Shawn O’Sullivan


Olympic medal record
Men’s Boxing
Silver 1984 Los Angeles Light Middleweight

born August 27, 1964 in Toronto, ON was a Canadian boxer, who won gold at the World Amateur Championships in 1981 and won the light middleweight silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics, losing to American Frank Tate.

Amateur Highlights

Won the Light Middleweight silver medal for Canada at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, California. His results were:

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Mohamed Halibi (Libya) RSC 2
  • Defeated Ahn Dal-Ho (South Korea) RSC 1
  • Defeated Rod Douglas (Great Britain) 5-0
  • Defeated Christophe Tiozzo (France) 5-0
  • Lost to Frank Tate (United States) 0-5

    Boxing Canada Best Boxer 83 & 84
    1983 71kg Senior Male Champion
    1982 Commonwealth Champion (Brisbane)
    1981 71kg Senior Male Champion

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    Come back next friday for another great amateur boxing athlete!