Full name: Wilhelm Gustav "Willi" Kaiser
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: January 16, 1912 in Pobiedziska, Wielkopolskie, Poland
Died: July 24, 1986 in Gladbeck, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Boxring 1928, Gladbeck (GER)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Willy Kaiser was one of two German boxers who won gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He won the flyweight class against Italyâs [Gavino Matta] by decision. He was the first Westphalian to win a gold medal at Olympic Games. In the 1937 European Championships he finished fourth, again in the flyweight division. The same year he won the German Championships.
During World War II he was captured by the Russians and was not released until 1949. He then worked as a boxing coach in his hometown Gladbeck until 1953 when he was employed by the municipal office in Gladbeck. He later turned to pigeon racing and won several regional events.
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Men's Flyweight||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Germany||GER||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1936-08-15||Kaiser (GER) , Matta (ITA)||decision|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Germany||GER||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||1936-08-14||Kaiser (GER) , Carlomagno (ARG)||decision|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Germany||GER||Quarter-Finals||Match #1||1||1936-08-13||Kaiser (GER) , TricÃ¡nico (URU)||decision|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Germany||GER||Round Two||Match #1||1||1936-08-12||Kaiser (GER) , LÃ³pez (CHI)||knock-out||3|
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Boxing||Germany||GER||Round One||Match #1||1||1936-08-10||Kaiser (GER)||bye|