Janusz Gortat

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Janusz Gortat
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Nickname(s) Długi (Long)
Weight(s) Light heavyweight
Height 186 cm (6.1 ft)
Nationality Poland
Born (1948-11-05) November 5, 1948 (age 69)
Brzozów, Poland
Boxing record
Total fights 317
Wins 272
Losses 38
Draws 7
No contests 0
Janusz Gortat
Medal record
Men's boxing
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Light Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Light Heavyweight
European Amateur Championships
Silver medal – second place 1973 Belgrade Light Heavyweight

Janusz Gortat (born November 5, 1948 in Brzozów) is a retired boxer from Poland, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1972. In both tournaments he won the bronze medal in the light heavyweight division (– 75 kg) after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual winners (Leon Spinks of the United States in 1976 and Mate Parlov of Yugoslavia in 1972).

He is the father of basketball player Marcin Gortat of the Washington Wizards and boxer Robert Gortat.

Olympic results[edit]