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Werner Kirsch

Full name: Werner Kirsch
Gender: Male
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing


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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Featherweight Germany GER 9T

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1960-08-26 Kirsch (GER) , Hassan (MAR) decision 4 60 58 60 59 59 296
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