1959 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 1959 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Lucerne, Switzerland from May 24 to May 31. The 13th edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA. There were 180 fighters from 25 countries participating.

Medal winners[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
West Germany Manfred Homberg
West Germany
Hungary Gyula Török
Hungary
Republic of Ireland Adam McClean
Ireland

Soviet Union Vladimir Stolnikov
Soviet Union

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
West Germany Horst Rascher
West Germany
Soviet Union Oleg Grigoryev
Soviet Union
Poland Zygmunt Zawadzki
Poland

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Miodrag Mitrović
Yugoslavia

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Poland Jerzy Adamski
Poland
West Germany Peter Goschka
West Germany
France André Juncker
France

Turkey Orhan Tuş
Turkey

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Finland Olli Mäki
Finland
Bulgaria Demitar Velinov
Bulgaria
Hungary Ferenc Kellner
Hungary

Romania Iosif Mihalic
Romania

Light Welterweight
(– 63.5 kilograms)
Soviet Union Vladimir Yengibaryan
Soviet Union
Italy Piero Brandi
Italy
Austria Rupert König
Austria

Hungary István Juhász
Hungary

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
Poland Leszek Drogosz
Poland
Italy Carmelo Bossi
Italy
East Germany Bruno Guse
East Germany

Republic of Ireland Harry Perry
Ireland

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Italy Nino Benvenuti
Italy
Poland Henryk Dampc
Poland
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragoslav Jakovljević
Yugoslavia

East Germany Rolf Caroli
East Germany

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Soviet Union Gennadi Shatkov
Soviet Union
Poland Tadeusz Walasek
Poland
Republic of Ireland Colm McCoy
Ireland

England Harry Scott
England

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
Poland Zbigniew Pietrzykowski
Poland
Romania Gheorghe Negrea
Romania
Soviet Union Leonid Senkin
Soviet Union

Italy Giulio Saraudi
Italy

Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Soviet Union Andrey Abramov
Soviet Union
England Dave Thomas
England
Poland Wladysław Jędrzejewski
Poland

Czechoslovakia Josef Němec
Czechoslovakia

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Poland 3 2 2 7
2  Soviet Union 3 1 2 6
3  West Germany 2 1 0 3
4  Italy 1 2 1 4
5  Finland 1 0 0 1
6  Hungary 0 1 2 3
7  Romania 0 1 1 2
 England 0 1 1 2
9  Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
10  Ireland 0 0 3 3
11  East Germany 0 0 2 2
 Yugoslavia 0 0 2 2
13  Austria 0 0 1 1
 Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
 France 0 0 1 1
 Turkey 0 0 1 1

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