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Jan Szczepański

Full name: Jan Antoni Szczepański
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: November 20, 1939 in Małecz, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: January 15, 2017 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: Legia Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jan Szczepański was a Olympic gold medalist as a lightweight at the 1972 München Games and also won the 1971 European Championship, beating Romanian Vasile Antoniu in Madrid. He was Polish amateur champion in 1961-63, but at the end of that year he was arrested for alcohol and drug abuse. In 1968 he made a boxing comeback, celebrating his greatest moments in Madrid and München, and winning national titles again in 1969-71. In 1973 Szczepański retired and worked as a boxing coach, occasionally participating as an actor in Polish films.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Men's Lightweight Poland POL 1 Gold

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP R T
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Final Round Match 1/2 1 1972-09-10 Szczepański (POL) , Orbán (HUN) decision 5 59+ 59 59 59+ 59 295
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1972-09-08 Szczepański (POL) walkover
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1972-09-06 Szczepański (POL) , Nash (IRL) disqualified 3 1:15
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Round Three Match #2 1 1972-09-03 Szczepański (POL) , Busceme (USA) decision 5 59 59+ 59+ 59 59+ 295
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Round Two Match #3 1 1972-09-01 Szczepański (POL) , Marchlo (SUD) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1972 Summer 32 München Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #5 1 1972-08-27 Szczepański (POL) bye
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