Andrzej Biegalski

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Andrzej Biegalski (born March 5, 1953 in Gierczyn) was a Polish heavyweight amateur boxing champion.[1] He reached quarterfinals in World Championships in Havana, 1974.[2]

His greatest success came with gold in European Championship in Katowice, Poland, 1975 when he beat Peter Hussing. However, he was not able to follow that success with more achievement. During 1976 Summer Olympics he lost first bout to John Tate. Participated also in European Championship in 1979.[3]

Biegalski was a three time national champion in 1974 and in 1978 in a heavyweight division and in 1979 in a superheavyweight competition.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ebony, Nov 1976, Vol. 32, No. 1, Johnson Publishing Company, pg. 130
  2. ^ FEDERAZIONE PUGILISTICA ITALIANA
  3. ^ Polski Komitet Olimpijski (Polish Olympic Committee) "Biegalski, Andrzej", [1]
  4. ^ Gazeta Wyborcza, Krakow, "Mistrz Biegalski na Wiśle" (Champion Biegalski on the Vistula), 2006-12-08, [2]