Andreas Zülow

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Andreas Zülow
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1990-1006-028, Berlin, TSC-Boxturnier, Andreas Zülow, Noriyoko Imaoka.jpg
Andreas Zülow (left) battling Japan's Noriyuki Imaoka
Personal information
Full name Andreas Zülow
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1965-10-23) October 23, 1965 (age 48)
Ludwigslust
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 61 kilograms (134 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Lightweight
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.

Amateur career[edit]

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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

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