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Wolfgang Schmitt

Full name: Wolfgang Schmitt
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: February 26, 1939 in Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: July 13, 2017 in Alzey, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: Post SV Mainz, Mainz (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Wolfgang Schmitt from Mainz lost his first round bout as a lightweight at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics against [Domingo Barrera] from Spain. He qualified for the games by defeating the initial East German Olympic Champion [Wolfgang Behrendt] in the inter-national qualifiers. From 1961-64 and in 1966 and 1967 Schmitt was West German champion. In 1967 he retired and became a boxing coach, coaching among others [Peter Hussing]. He later worked for his home club BC Mainz, the Southwest German Boxing Association and the University of Mainz. In July 2017 Schmitt died after a long illness.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Boxing Men's Lightweight Germany GER 17T

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Boxing Germany GER Round Two Match #12 2 1964-10-14 Barrera (ESP) , Schmitt (GER) 1 59 59 58 58 58 292
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #24 1 1964-10-11 Schmitt (GER) bye
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