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Horst Rascher

Full name: Horst Rascher
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: March 11, 1940 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Affiliations: Karlsruher SC, Karlsruhe (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Bantamweight boxer Horst Rascher twice reached the quarterfinals at Olympics. In 1960 at Roma he was stopped by [Brunon Bendig] from Poland by a narrow 3-2 decision, while in 1968 he fought for West Germany and was eliminated by South Korean [Jang Sun-Gil]. In 1959 Rascher won the European Championships, and was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in West Germany. In 1965 he added a European bronze, and in 1967 a silver. Rascher won nine West German national titles in 1959-60, and 1962-68. After his active career, Rascher studied industrial design. When his employer went into insolvency, he worked as a social worker for some years, helping teenagers resurrect their life.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Boxing Men's Bantamweight Germany GER 5T
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Boxing Men's Bantamweight West Germany FRG 5T

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R T
1960 Summer 20 Roma Boxing Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1960-09-02 Bendig (POL) , Rascher (GER) 2 59 59 58 60 58 294
1960 Summer 20 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round Three Match #4 1 1960-09-01 Rascher (GER) , Nagy (HUN) 4 58 60 59 60 60 297 decision
1960 Summer 20 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round Two Match #8 1 Rascher (GER) , Bellefeuille (CAN) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1960 Summer 20 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #16 1 1960-08-25 Rascher (GER) bye
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Boxing West Germany FRG Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1968-10-23 Jang (KOR) , Rascher (FRG) 0 58 58 58 57 59 290
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Boxing West Germany FRG Round Three Match #7 1 1968-10-21 Rascher (FRG) , Savov (BUL) 59 58 60 60 59 296 knock-out 3
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Boxing West Germany FRG Round Two Match #16 1 1968-10-16 Rascher (FRG) , Campbell (JAM) 4 60 59 60 60 60 299 decision
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Boxing West Germany FRG Round One Match #31 1 1968-10-13 Rascher (FRG) , Dadigi (NGR) referee stops contest 1 1:58
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