Karl-Heinz Krüger

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Karl-Heinz Krüger
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-Z0301-026, Kazimierz Szozerba, Karl-Heinz Krüger.jpg
Karl-Heinz Krüger (right) versus Kazimierz Szczerba of Poland, Warsaw, 1981
Personal information
Full name Karl-Heinz Krüger
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1953-12-25) December 25, 1953 (age 64)
Templin, Brandenburg
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Welterweight
Club ASK Vorwärts Frankfurt

Karl-Heinz Krüger (born December 25, 1953) is a retired boxer, who represented East Germany at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. There he won the bronze medal in the welterweight division (– 67 kg), after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual gold medalist Andrés Aldama of Cuba. Two years earlier he also captured the bronze, at the second World Championships in Belgrade.

Olympic results[edit]