Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Jose Villanueva

José Villanueva

José Villanueva was a Filipino amateur boxer who won a bronze medal in the bantamweight division (54 kilograms) of the boxing competitions at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, USA. He is the father of Anthony Villanueva, a silver medalist in the featherweight division of the boxing competitions at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The two Villanuevas hold the distinction of being the only father and son Olympic medalists in Philippine sports history.

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