|Full name||René Monse|
September 28, 1968 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (207 lb)|
|Rated at||Super Heavyweight|
|Club||Berliner TSC, Berlin|
René Monse (born September 28, 1968 in Potsdam) is a former German heavyweight boxer best known to win a bronze medal at the world championships 1995.
1995 the southpaw got the third place at the World Championships in Berlin after losing to Vitali Klitschko. He also placed third in the European Championships 1996. At the Olympics he lost to Russian star Alexei Lezin.
- East German Super Heavyweight Champion 1989, German Super Heavyweight Champion 1993, 1994
- 1990 3rd place at the World Cup in Dublin, Ireland. Lost the semifinal to Félix Savón (Cuba) by RET-1
- 1994 won the Military World Championships in Tunis, Tunisia with a Walkover win in the finalover Wladimir Klitschko (Ukraine).
- 1994 2nd place at the World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand. Results were:
- 1995 3rd place at the World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Lost the semifinal to Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine) PTS (5-6)
- 1995 3rd place at the Military World Championships in Rome, Italy. Results were:
- 1996 competed at the Atlanta Olympics. Results were:
- 1996 3rd place at the European Championships in Vejle, Denmark. Lost the semifinal to Alexei Lezin (Russia).
As a professional there were only few highlights. He lost on points against compatriot Luan Krasniqi for the vacant European title in 2002 even though he scored a knockdown. He was stopped in the rematch 2004 and retired with a record of 14-2 with 7 knockouts.