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Michael Murach

Full name: Michael Murach
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: February 1, 1911 in Schalke, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 1, 1941 in Dubrovka, Leningrad, Russia
Affiliations: FC Schalke 04, Schalke, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Michael Murach won the welterweight title at the 1937 European Championships and at the next championships two year later he was eliminated by England’s Robert Thomas in the quarter-finals. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics Murach won the welterweight silver medal losing on points to the Finnish boxer [Sten Suvio]. In total Murach won five German titles, and participated in 21 international matches. He was employed by the Gelsenkirchen council and lost his life during World War II, at the Siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Men's Welterweight Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 2 1936-08-15 Suvio (FIN) , Murach (GER)
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-14 Murach (GER) , Tritz (FRA) decision
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-13 Murach (GER) , Dekkers (NED) decision
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Germany GER Round Two Match #1 1 1936-08-11 Murach (GER) , Pack (GBR) decision
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #1 1 1936-08-10 Murach (GER) bye
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