Andreas Zülow (left) battling Japan's Noriyuki Imaoka
|Full name||Andreas Zülow|
October 23, 1965 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||61 kilograms (134 lb)|
|Club||Schweriner SC, Schwerin|
Andreas Zülow (born October 23, 1965 in Ludwigslust) was a boxer from East Germany who won a Lightweight gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games. Two years earlier he already won the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Reno.
Zülow had an outstanding amateur career, compiling a Record of 273 wins in 322 fights.
His highlights include:
- East German Featherweight Champion 1984-1986, East German Lightweight Champion 1987-1989, German Light Welterweight Champion 1992
- 1985 competed as a Featherweight at the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary
- 1986 3rd place as a Featherweight at the World Championships in Reno, United States.
- 1987 competed as a Featherweight at the European Championships in Torino, Italy
- Lost to Mikhail Kazaryan (Soviet Union) PTS (1-4)
- 1988 Lightweight Gold Medalist at the Seoul Olympics representing East Germany
- 1989 2nd place as a Lightweight at the World Championships in Moscow, Soviet Union
- 1990 competed as a Lightweight at the Goodwill Games in Seattle, United States
- Lost to Mikhail Kazaryan (Soviet Union) PTS (0-5)
- 1991 competed as a Light Welterweight at the World Championships in Sydney, Australia
- 1991 2nd place as a Light Welterweight at the European Championships in Göteborg, Sweden.
- Lost the final to Konstantin Tszyu from the Soviet Union
- 1992 competed as a Light Welterweight at the Barcelona Olympics representing Germany. Results were:
- 1994 competed as a Light Welterweight at the Goodwill Games in Sankt Petersburg, Russia
- Lost to Hans Janssen (Netherlands) PTS (3-5)