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Edgar Gorgas

Full name: Edgar Gorgas
Gender: Male
Born: April 23, 1928 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: BC Steele, Essen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing


German heavyweight boxer Edgar Gorgas from Essen lost his first round bout at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. German boxers had been allowed to participate in international championships for the first time since World War II only in the previous year and Gorgas reached the final at the European Championships but lost to the Italian [Giacomo di Segni]. After his boxing career Gorgas, who had trained as a butcher, had his own business in Essen-Steele. He also served his home-town club as a boxing coach.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Boxing Men's Heavyweight Germany GER 16T

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #13 2 1952-07-29 Nieman (RSA) , Gorgas (GER) 0
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