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Tadeusz Walasek

Full name: Tadeusz Walasek
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: July 15, 1936 in Elżbiecin, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland
Died: November 5, 2011 in Wołomin, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: Nysy Kłodzko/Gwardia Warszawa
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Tadeusz Walasek competed at three consecutive Olympic Games, starting in 1956, and three consecutive European Championships, starting in 1957. He won the middleweight silver at the 1960 Olympics and bronze in 1964, was the European middleweight champion in 1961, won the European light-middleweight silver in 1957 and middleweight silver in 1959. Walasek was Polish middleweight champion in 1958-64. In all, he won 378 bouts out of 421 between 1949-66. After finishing his sporting career, Walasek worked as a boxing coach, his most famous pupil the 1976 Olympic champion [Jerzy Rybicki].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Men's Welterweight Poland POL 9T
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Men's Middleweight Poland POL 2 Silver
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Boxing Men's Middleweight Poland POL 3T Bronze

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #4 2 1956-11-24 Tiedt (IRL) , Walasek (POL)

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Poland POL Final Round Match 1/2 2 1960-09-05 Crook (USA) , Walasek (POL) 2 59 59 58 58 58+ 292
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Poland POL Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1960-09-03 Walasek (POL) , Feofanov (URS) 4 60 60 57 59 59+ 295 decision
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1960-09-02 Walasek (POL) , van Rooyen (RSA) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Poland POL Round Two Match #7 1 Walasek (POL) , Davies (AUS) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1960 Summer 24 Roma Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #13 1 1960-08-26 Walasek (POL) , Mahmoud (PAK) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Boxing Poland POL Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1964-10-21 Popenchenko (URS) , Walasek (POL)
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Boxing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1964-10-20 Walasek (POL) , Hassan (EGY) 5 60 60 60 59+ 60 299 decision
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Boxing Poland POL Round Two Match #7 1 1964-10-18 Walasek (POL) , Aguilar (ARG) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Boxing Poland POL Round One Match #14 1 1964-10-14 Walasek (POL) , Bukowski (AUS) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision
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