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Abe Bekker

Full name: Abel "Abe" Bekker
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: June 10, 1935 in Mufulira, Copperbelt, Zambia
Country: RHO Rhodesia
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Abe Bekker represented Northern Rhodesia at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and won silver in the flyweight class. At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth he finished fifth in the bantamweight divison.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Boxing Men's Featherweight Rhodesia RHO 5T

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 25 Roma Boxing Rhodesia RHO Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1960-09-02 Limmonen (FIN) , Bekker (RHO) 2 59 58 58 58 59+ 292
1960 Summer 25 Roma Boxing Rhodesia RHO Round Two Match #5 1 1960-08-31 Bekker (RHO) , Reddy (IRL) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1960 Summer 25 Roma Boxing Rhodesia RHO Round One Match #8 1 1960-08-26 Bekker (RHO) , Biescas (ESP) 5 59 60 60 60 60 299 decision
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