Full name: Wolfgang Schmitt
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)
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.