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He won the gold medal in the 1960 Olympics in Rome as a light heavyweight.

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Suffering from Parkinson's disease Cassius Clay, aka Muhamid Ali, lit the Olympic flame when the games were in the United States.

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Ali won olympic boxing gold in what country?

Muhammad Ali, then know as Cassius Clay, won an Olympic gold medal in Heavyweight Boxing at the 1960 Rome Olympics. He was representing the United States.

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What year did Cassius Clay fight in the Olympics?

He won the gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Games in Rome.

Was Ali always a heavey weight boxer?

No. Muhammed Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the gold medal in the 1960 Olympics as a light heavyweight.

What 1960 gold metal winner lit the torch at the atlanta summer Olympics?

Light heavyweight boxing gold medalist Muhammad Ali, known in 1960 as Cassius Clay.

Boxing legend Cassius clay is better known by what name?

Muhammad Ali

What is most prestigious boxing title?

In this day and age, probably the Olympic gold medal. A lot of pro fighters are drawn from Olympics these days, its not so much a club scene anymore. Ever since Muhamad Ali took the gold as Cassius Clay, there has been an unwritten rule in Boxing that the Olympics is where you have to prove your skills first before you turn pro. In olden times it was not necessary as boxing was everywhere in the U.S., these days, fighters have to fly around a lot to get in fights. If they want to "bulk up" their reccord against reputable guys that is.

What country did Mohammad ali represent in boxing?

the United States of AmericaWhat_country_did_Muhammad_Ali_make_reforms_inWhat_country_did_Muhammad_Ali_make_reforms_in

Who did Muhammad ali defeat in the 1960's Olympics?

He fought a man named Cassius Clay.

Which boxer gained international attention as the light heavyweight champion in the 1960 Rome Olympics?

Cassius Clay.

Is Cassius Clay single?

No, Cassius Clay is not single.

Who was Cassius clay cousin of Henry Clay?

Cassius Clay was actually Henry Clay's Nephew