Michael Murach

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Michael Murach
Sten Suvio and Michael Murach 1936.jpg
Suvio and Murach (right) at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born 1 February 1911
Schalke, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Died 16 August 1941 (aged 30)
Dubrovka, USSR
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Club FC Schalke 04

Michael Murach (1 February 1911 – 16 August 1941) was a German amateur welterweight boxer. He won a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics, losing in the final to Sten Suvio. Murach won a European title in 1937 and five national titles in 1935 and 1937–1940.[1][2] He was killed in action during World War II.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany1920_1948". Amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. 21 July 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "European Championships1937". Amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Michael Murach. sports-reference.com