Fred Tiedt

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Fred Tiedt
Medal record
Men's boxing
Representing  Ireland
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne Welterweight
European Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1957 Prague Welterweight

Frederick "Fred" Tiedt (16 October 1935 – 15 June 1999, born in Dublin, Ireland) was an amateur and professional boxer.

Amateur career[edit]

Tiedt won a silver medal for Ireland at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia in the welterweight division. Tiedt beat opponents from Poland, the United States, and Australia before losing a split decision to Nicolae Linca of Romania. The following year Tiedt won a bronze medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships in Prague.

Olympic results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

He turned professional in 1959 but his professional career was not as successful as his amateur career with a points victory over Al Sharpe to gain the Irish Welterweight Title the only highlight. Tiedt finished with a record of 12 wins, 7 defeats and 2 ties.[citation needed]

Notable relative(s)[edit]

Tiedt is the uncle of Liam Mooney, a former rugby player and now an entrepreneur living in Dubai.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Professional boxing record for Fred Tiedt from BoxRec
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Fred Tiedt". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  • Frederick TIEDT at the International Olympic Committee