1957 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 1957 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Prague, Czechoslovakia, from May 25 to June 2. The 12th edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA. There were 149 fighters from 21 countries participating.

Medal winners[edit]

Event 1 Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze
Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
West Germany Manfred Homberg
West Germany
Romania Mircea Dobrescu
Romania
Wales Peter Davies
Wales

France René Libeer
France

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Soviet Union Oleg Grigoryev
Soviet Union
Italy Gianfranco Piovesani
Italy
West Germany Peter Goschka
West Germany

Scotland Johnny Morrisey
Scotland

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Bulgaria Dimitar Velinov
Bulgaria
Italy Mario Sitri
Italy
Poland Kazimierz Boczarski
Poland

Soviet Union Vladimir Safronov
Soviet Union

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Poland Kazimierz Paździor
Poland
Finland Olli Mäki
Finland
Scotland John Kidd
Scotland

West Germany Horst Herper
West Germany

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Soviet Union Vladimir Yengibaryan
Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia Walter Ivanus
Czechoslovakia
Poland Zygmunt Milewski
Poland

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ilija Lukić
Yugoslavia

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
West Germany Manfred Grauss
West Germany
Austria Leopold Potesil
Austria
Soviet Union Yuri Gromov
Soviet Union

Republic of Ireland Fred Tiedt
Ireland

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Italy Nino Benvenuti
Italy
Poland Tadeusz Walasek
Poland
East Germany Rolf Caroli
East Germany

Soviet Union Ivan Sobolev
Soviet Union

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Poland Zbigniew Pietrzykowski
Poland
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragoslav Jakovljević
Yugoslavia
East Germany Paul Nickel
East Germany

West Germany Karl Schoenberg
West Germany

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Romania Gheorghe Negrea
Romania
Bulgaria Petar Stankov
Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia Zdenek Cipro
Czechoslovakia

Hungary Laszlo Csabajszky
Hungary

Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Soviet Union Andrey Abramov
Soviet Union
Romania Vasile Mariutan
Romania
Czechoslovakia Josef Němec
Czechoslovakia

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branislav Davidović
Yugoslavia

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 0 3 6
2  Poland 2 1 2 5
3  West Germany 2 0 3 5
4  Italy 1 2 0 3
 Romania 1 2 0 3
6  Bulgaria 1 1 0 2
7  Czechoslovakia 0 1 2 3
 Yugoslavia 0 1 2 3
9  Finland 0 1 0 1
 Austria 0 1 0 1
11  East Germany 0 0 2 2
 Scotland 0 0 2 2
13  France 0 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 0 1 1
 Ireland 0 0 1 1
 Wales 0 0 1 1

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