Full name: Werner Kirsch
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: April 16, 1938 in Werdau, Sachsen, Germany
Died: July 29, 2017 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Aktivist Brieske-Senftenberg, Senftenberg (GER)
Magdeburg-based East German featherweight boxer Werner Kirsch withdrew in the second round at the 1960 Roma Olympics, after falling ill with jaundice. Kirsch was East German lightweight champion from 1963-66. He later became a longtime coach at professional boxing gym SES Magdeburg. In 2017, Kirsch died in a nursing home after a long illness.