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Wiesław Rudkowski

Full name: Wiesław Ksawery Rudkowski
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: November 17, 1946 in Łódź, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: February 14, 2016 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: RKS Łódź, Łódź (POL) / Legia Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Polish boxer Wiesław Rudkowski earned a silver medal as a light-middleweight at the 1972 München Olympics, losing the final against German [Dieter Kottysch] by a close 3-2 decision. He had reached the quarterfinals four years earlier as a middleweight at Mexico City. At the European Championships Rudkowski won a bronze in 1971, a silver in 1973, and was light-middleweight champion in 1975. He also was a 10-time Polish Champion in 1966 (welterweight) and 1967-75 (light-middleweight). Rudkowski finished his career in 1975 with a record of 248 victories in 268 bouts. He later worked as a boxing coach in Warszawa and was the coach of the Polish national team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Middleweight Poland POL 5T
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Men's Light-Middleweight Poland POL 2 Silver

Men's Light-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Final Round Match 1/2 2 1972-09-10 Kottysch (FRG) , Rudkowski (POL) 2 59+ 58 58 59+ 58 292
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1972-09-08 Rudkowski (POL) , Tiepold (GDR) 4 60 59 59 59 60 297 decision
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1972-09-06 Rudkowski (POL) , Garbey (CUB) 4 58 59 59 59 58+ 293 decision
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Round Three Match #7 1 1972-09-02 Rudkowski (POL) , Stanchev (BUL) 5 60 60 60 59 60 299 decision
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Round Two Match #13 1 1972-08-30 Rudkowski (POL) , Castellini (ITA) 5 60 59 60 59 60 298 decision
1972 Summer 25 München Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #25 1 1972-08-28 Rudkowski (POL) bye

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Boxing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1968-10-22 Kiselyov (URS) , Rudkowski (POL) 0 59 58 58 58 58 291
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Boxing Poland POL Round Two Match #4 1 1968-10-17 Rudkowski (POL) , Amos (GUY) referee stops contest 2
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #7 1 1968-10-15 Rudkowski (POL) bye
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