1979 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The Men's 1979 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Cologne, West Germany from May 5 to May 12, 1979. The 23rd edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA. There were 120 fighters from across many European countries participated in the competition.[1]

The Heavyweight (– 91 kilograms) and Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kilograms) categories were contested for the first time.[1]

Medal winners[2][edit]

Event 1st Gold 2nd Silver 3rd Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
Soviet Union Shamil Sabirov
Soviet Union
East Germany Dietmar Geilich
East Germany
Hungary Andras Rozsa
Hungary

Bulgaria Georgi Georgiev
Bulgaria

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Poland Henryk Średnicki
Poland
Romania Daniel Radu
Romania
Soviet Union Alexandr Dugarov
Soviet Union

East Germany Frank Kegebein
East Germany

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Soviet Union Nikolay Khraptsov
Soviet Union
Bulgaria Dimitar Pekhlivanov
Bulgaria
West Germany Georg Vlachos
West Germany

Republic of Ireland Philip Sutcliffe
Ireland

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Soviet Union Viktor Rybakov
Soviet Union
Bulgaria Chacho Andreykovski
Bulgaria
Poland Kazimierz Przybylski
Poland

Italy Carlo Russollilo
Italy

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Soviet Union Viktor Demyanenko
Soviet Union
West Germany Rene Weller
West Germany
Romania Ilie Dragomir
Romania

East Germany Richard Nowakowski
East Germany

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Soviet Union Serik Konakbayev
Soviet Union
Italy Patrizio Oliva
Italy
Romania Caroly Hajnal
Romania

East Germany Karl-Heinz Krueger
East Germany

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
West Germany Ernst Mueller
West Germany
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sreten Mirković
Yugoslavia
Romania Ion Budusan
Romania

Finland Kalevi Kosunen
Finland

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Miodrag Perunović
Yugoslavia
Soviet Union Viktor Savchenko
Soviet Union
Czech Republic Rostislav Osicka
Czechoslovakia

West Germany Markus Intlekofer
West Germany

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Finland Tarmo Uusivirta
Finland
Romania Valentin Silaghi
Romania
East Germany Manfred Gebauer
East Germany

Hungary Laszlo Pem
Hungary

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Soviet Union Albert Nikolyan
Soviet Union
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Tadija Kačar
Yugoslavia
Poland Paweł Skrzecz
Poland

Romania Giorgica Donici
Romania

Heavyweight
(– 91 kilograms)
Soviet Union Yevgeniy Gorstkov
Soviet Union
East Germany Werner Kohnert
East Germany
Sweden Roger Andersson
Sweden

Romania Ion Cernat
Romania

Super Heavyweight
(+ 91 kilograms)
West Germany Peter Hussing
West Germany
Hungary Ferenc Somodi
Hungary
East Germany Jürgen Fanghänel
East Germany

Soviet Union Khoren Indzheyan
Soviet Union

Medal table[2][edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 7 1 2 10
2  West Germany 2 1 2 5
3  SFR Yugoslavia 1 2 0 3
4  Poland 1 0 2 3
5  Finland 1 0 1 2
6  East Germany 0 2 5 7
7  Romania 0 2 4 6
8  Bulgaria 0 2 1 3
9  Hungary 0 1 2 3
10  Italy 0 1 1 2
11  Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
 Ireland 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "23.European Championships - Cologne, FRG - May 5–12, 1979". Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Boxing". Sports 123. Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2012-01-23.