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Lennox Lewis: Golden in Seoul

Lennox Lewis: Golden in Seoul

October 2, 1988.

Boxer Lennox Lewis wins gold in the super heavyweight division at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad in Seoul, defeating American Riddick Bowe. Lewis would go on to become the undisputed World heavyweight champion in November 1999, and retired from boxing in February 2004.

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