Richard Nowakowski

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Richard Nowakowski
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Richard Nowakowski (left) in 1981
Personal information
Full name Richard Nowakowski
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1955-09-27) September 27, 1955 (age 61)
Sztum, Pomorskie, Poland
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Featherweight
Club Schweriner SC, Schwerin

Richard Nowakowski (born September 27, 1955 in Sztum, Poland) is a retired boxer from East Germany, who won the silver medal in the men's featherweight division (– 57 kg) at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. There he was defeated in the final by Ángel Herrera of Cuba.

Four years later, when Moscow hosted the Summer Games, Nowakowski competed in the lightweight category (– 60 kg), and captured the bronze medal. The same he did in 1982, at the World Championships in Munich, West Germany.

Olympic results[edit]