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Bohumil Němeček

Full name: Bohumil Němeček
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: January 2, 1938 in Tábor, Jihočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: May 3, 2010 in Ústí nad Labem, Ústecký kraj, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Bohumil Němeček started in sports as a hockey player, but turned to boxing in 1955. He was Czech champion in 1959 and 1960 and won the gold medal in light-welterweight boxing at the 1960 Rome Olympics. In 1963 he won a bronze at the European Championships and won that title in 1967. Němeček also competed at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics. After his boxing career ended he worked as a coach and bus driver. He suffered a stroke in 2000 and was thereafter in poor health until his death in 2010.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Light-Welterweight Czechoslovakia TCH 1 Gold
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Men's Welterweight Czechoslovakia TCH 9T
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Welterweight Czechoslovakia TCH 17T

Men's Light-Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match 1/2 1 1960-09-05 Němeček (TCH) , Quartey (GHA) decision 5 59 60 60 60 60 299
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1960-09-03 Němeček (TCH) , Daniels (USA) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1960-09-02 Němeček (TCH) , Brandi (ITA) decision 4 60 60 58 59 59 296
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round Three Match #3 1 1960-09-01 Němeček (TCH) , Meli (IRL) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round Two Match #6 1 1960-08-29 Němeček (TCH) , König (AUT) decision 3 60 60 58 58 60 296
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round One Match #11 1 1960-08-25 Němeček (TCH) bye

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round Two Match #4 2 1964-10-16 Purhonen (FIN) , Němeček (TCH)
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round One Match #7 1 1964-10-12 Němeček (TCH) , Bulner (SRI) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round Two Match #2 AC 1968-10-19 Kiryakov (BUL) , Němeček (TCH)
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Boxing Czechoslovakia TCH Round One Match #4 1 1968-10-13 Němeček (TCH) bye