Saturday, May 31, 2008

Leslie Buddy D’Souza

- Leslie bagged the national title nine times in a row. He won the Light Middleweight gold in 1957 (Calcutta), 1958 (Mumbai), 1960 (Jamshedpur), 1961 (Jabalpur), 1962 (Jabalpur), 1963 (Calcutta), 1964 (Jabalpur) and 1965 (Chakradpur). In 1959 in Delhi he won the Middleweight title.

He won the bronze in the Asian Games in Jakarta in 1962 in the Light Middleweight category.

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