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Manfred Homberg

Full name: Manfred Homberg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: July 15, 1933 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 12, 2010 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Boxring Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing

Biography

West German flyweight boxer Manfred Homberg reached the quarterfinals at the 1960 Roma Olympics, losing to eventual silver medalist [Sergey Sivko] from the USSR. In 1957 and 1959 Homberg won the European Championships. In 1959 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in West Germany. Homberg won West German flyweight titles in 1958 and 1959. In 1961 he upgraded to bantamweight, again winning the national title. By profession, Homberg was a trained telecommunication mechanic. He never turned pro, as he did not want to lose his job.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Men's Flyweight Germany GER 5T

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1960-09-02 Sivko (URS) , Homberg (GER) 0 58 59 59 58 59 293
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round Three Match #3 1 1960-08-31 Homberg (GER) , Lee (GBR) 4 60 60 58 59 60 297 decision
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round Two Match #5 1 Homberg (GER) , Kukier (POL) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #10 1 1960-08-25 Homberg (GER) bye
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