Olympic Glory with Timothy Dement

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
800 Front St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Saturday, May 15, 2021

2:00pm at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Free and open to the public
Timothy Dement is a former American amateur boxer and Bossier, LA, native. He competed in the flyweight division at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Dement, a 17-year-old underdog, beat Bobby Hunter during the 1972 Olympic trials in the flyweight class, shocking the world. He went on to finish ninth overall in the standings at the games, losing his second bout to Calixto Pérez. Please join us for a lively conversation between Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Chairman Doug Ireland and Tim Dement as they discuss what it means to be an Olympic athlete.