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 52)
Ludwigslust
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 61 kg (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. He also won the Silver medal at the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Moscow, and 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 Turin, 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 Gothenburg, 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 Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Lost to Hans Janssen (Netherlands) PTS (3-5)

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