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Ernst Pistulla

Full name: Ernst Anton Pistulla
Gender: Male
Born: November 28, 1906 in Goslar, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: September 14, 1944 in [unknown], Unknown, Russia
Affiliations: Boxsportclub Heros München
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ernst Pistulla won the first German boxing medal ever at the Olympics. At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics he was the only German to reach a final, but lost the light-heavyweight bout against Argentine [Víctor Avendaño]. He was 1928 European Amateur Champion in 1928, as he was second at the Olympics and the best European, and in 1930-31. Pistulla fought as a professional through 1935. By profession he was an electrician. He went missing-in-action during World War II as of 14 September 1944 in Russia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Boxing Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 2 1928-08-11 Avendaño (ARG) , Pistulla (GER)
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Boxing Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1928-08-10 Pistulla (GER) , Miljon (NED) decision
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Boxing Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1928-08-09 Pistulla (GER) , Murphy (IRL) decision
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #5 1 1928-08-08 Pistulla (GER) , Lucas (USA) decision
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