Tadeusz Walasek (center) at the 1964 Olympics
|Full name||Tadeusz Walasek|
15 July 1936|
Elżbiecin, Łomża County, Podlaskie
|Died||4 November 2011(aged 75)|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
Tadeusz Walasek (15 July 1936 – 4 November 2011) was a Polish boxer. He competed at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1960 and a bronze in 1964, both in the middleweight division. In 1960 he lost the final bout to Eddie Crook by a narrow margin (2:3).
Walasek competed three times at the European Amateur Boxing Championships and won two silver medals, in 1957 in the light middleweight division and in 1959 in the middleweight category, and a gold medal in 1961 in the middleweight.
He was the winner of the Aleksander Reksza Boxing Award 1996.
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