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Emil Willer

Full name: Emil Willer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: September 1, 1932 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Boxing


West German light-heavyweight boxer Emil Willer lost his first round bout at the 1960 Roma Olympic Games against eventual silver medalist [Zbigniew Pietrzykowski] from Poland. Pietrzykowski would lose the final against [Cassius Clay] who later became famous as professional boxer Muhammad Ali. In 1956 Willer won the West German light-heavyweight championship, winning as a heavyweight in 1959. Willer was trained as a pipefitter.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight Germany GER 9T

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round Two Match #7 2 1960-08-30 Pietrzykowski (POL) , Willer (GER) 0 57 55 58 55 56 281
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Germany GER Round One Match #13 1 1960-08-26 Willer (GER) bye
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