1947 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 1947 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in the National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland from 2 to 17 May. It was the seventh edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA and the second consecutive European Championship held in Ireland with the other championship being held before the break during World War II in the 1939 Games.

Medal winners[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze 4th place
Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Spain Luis Martinez Zapata
Spain
Scotland James Clinton
Scotland
Czechoslovakia František Majdloch
Czechoslovakia
Hungary József Bednai
Hungary
Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Hungary Laszlo Bogacs
Hungary
Sweden Bertil Ahlin
Sweden
England Peter Sanderson
England
Scotland Jim Dwyer
Scotland
Featherweight
(– 58 kilograms)
Sweden Kurt Kreuger
Sweden
Republic of Ireland Peter Maguire
Ireland
Belgium Jules van Dyk
Belgium
Hungary Lajos Fehér
Hungary
Lightweight
(– 62 kilograms)
Belgium Joseph Vissers
Belgium
France Roger Baour
France
Denmark Svend Wad
Denmark
Scotland Willie Frith
Scotland
Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
England John Ryan
England
France Charles Humez
France
Italy Giuseppe Facchi
Italy
Republic of Ireland Eddie Cantwell
Ireland
Middleweight
(– 73 kilograms)
France Aimé-Joseph Escudie
France
England Wally Thom
England
Czechoslovakia Július Torma
Czechoslovakia
Netherlands Jan Schubart
Netherlands
Light Heavyweight
(– 80 kilograms)
Netherlands Hennie Quentemeijer
Netherlands
France Léon Nowiaz
France
Belgium Vital L'Hoste
Belgium
England Ken Wyatt
England
Heavyweight
(+ 80 kilograms)
Republic of Ireland Gerry O'Colman
Ireland
England George Scriven
England
Italy Giulio Bastiani
Italy
Czechoslovakia Bedřich Lívanský
Czechoslovakia

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 1 3 0 4
2  England 1 2 1 4
3  Ireland 1 1 0 2
 Sweden 1 1 0 2
5  Belgium 1 0 2 3
6  Hungary 1 0 0 1
 Netherlands 1 0 0 1
 Spain 1 0 0 1
9  Scotland 0 1 0 1
10  Czechoslovakia 0 0 2 2
 Italy 0 0 2 2
12  Denmark 0 0 1 1

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