1955 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 1955 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in West Berlin, Germany, from May 27 to June 5. The 11th edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA. There were 153 fighters from 24 countries participating (among them Turkey, Egypt and Saara).

Medal winners

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Germany Edgar Basel
West Germany
Romania Mircea Dobrescu
Romania
Poland Henryk Kukier
Poland

East Germany Wolfgang Behrendt
East Germany

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Poland Zenon Stefaniuk
Poland
Soviet Union Boris Stiepanov
Soviet Union
Belgium Daniel Hellebuyck
Belgium

Germany Wolfgang Schwarz
West Germany

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
England Tommy Nicholls
England
Soviet Union Alexander Zasukhin
Soviet Union
Finland Pentti Hamalainen
Finland

Germany Hans-Peter Mehling
West Germany

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Germany Harry Kurschat
West Germany
Egypt Darweesh Mustafa
Egypt
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ilija Lukić
Yugoslavia

Finland Pentti Rautiainen
Finland

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Poland Leszek Drogosz
Poland
Hungary Pal Budai
Hungary
Soviet Union Vladimir Yengibaryan
Soviet Union

Denmark Hans Petersen
Denmark

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
England Nicky Gargano
England
France Hippolyte Annex
France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pavle Sovljanski
Yugoslavia

Romania Nicolae Linca
Romania

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Poland Zbigniew Pietrzykowski
Poland
Soviet Union Karlos Dzhaneryan
Soviet Union
France Marcel Pigou
France

East Germany Rolf Caroli
East Germany

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Soviet Union Gennadi Shatkov
Soviet Union
Sweden Stig Sjölin
Sweden
Germany Dieter Wemhöner
West Germany

Czechoslovakia Bedrich Koutny
Czechoslovakia

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Germany Erich Schoeppner
West Germany
East Germany Ulrich Nitzschke
East Germany
Czechoslovakia Julius Torma
Czechoslovakia

Italy Ottavio Panunzi
Italy

Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Soviet Union Algirdas Šocikas
Soviet Union
Germany Horst Witterstein
West Germany
Czechoslovakia Horimir Netuka
Czechoslovakia

France Francis Magnetto
France

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  West Germany 3 1 3 7
2  Poland 3 0 1 4
3  Soviet Union 2 3 1 6
4  England 2 0 0 2
5  France 0 1 2 3
 East Germany 0 1 2 3
7  Romania 0 1 1 2
8  Egypt 0 1 0 1
 Hungary 0 1 0 1
 Sweden 0 1 0 1
11  Czechoslovakia 0 0 3 3
12  Finland 0 0 2 2
 Yugoslavia 0 0 2 2
14  Belgium 0 0 1 1
 Denmark 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1

External links

  • Amateur Boxing
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