1959 European Amateur Boxing Championships

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The 1959 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Lucerne, Switzerland from May 24 to May 31. The 13th edition of the bi-annual competition was organised by the European governing body for amateur boxing, EABA. There were 180 fighters from 25 countries participating.

The European Amateur Boxing Championships is the highest competition for boxing amateurs in Europe, organised by the continent's governing body EUBC, which stands for the European Boxing Confederation. The first edition of the tournament took place in 1924, although the first 'competitive' championships were hosted by the city of Stockholm (Sweden) in 1925.

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Medal winners

EventGoldSilverBronze
Flyweight
( 51 kilograms)
Flag of Germany.svg Manfred Homberg
West Germany
Flag of Hungary.svg Gyula Török
Hungary
Flag of Ireland.svg Adam McClean
Ireland

Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Vladimir Stolnikov
Soviet Union

Bantamweight
( 54 kilograms)
Flag of Germany.svg Horst Rascher
West Germany
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Oleg Grigoryev
Soviet Union
Flag of Poland.svg Zygmunt Zawadzki
Poland

Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Miodrag Mitrović
Yugoslavia

Featherweight
( 57 kilograms)
Flag of Poland.svg Jerzy Adamski
Poland
Flag of Germany.svg Peter Goschka
West Germany
Flag of France.svg André Juncker
France

Flag of Turkey.svg Orhan Tuş
Turkey

Lightweight
( 60 kilograms)
Flag of Finland.svg Olli Mäki
Finland
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg Demitar Velinov
Bulgaria
Flag of Hungary.svg Ferenc Kellner
Hungary

Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg Iosif Mihalic
Romania

Light Welterweight
( 63.5 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Vladimir Yengibaryan
Soviet Union
Flag of Italy.svg Piero Brandi
Italy
Flag of Austria.svg Rupert König
Austria

Flag of Hungary.svg István Juhász
Hungary

Welterweight
( 67 kilograms)
Flag of Poland.svg Leszek Drogosz
Poland
Flag of Italy.svg Carmelo Bossi
Italy
Flag of Germany.svg Bruno Guse
East Germany

Flag of Ireland.svg Harry Perry
Ireland

Light Middleweight
( 71 kilograms)
Flag of Italy.svg Nino Benvenuti
Italy
Flag of Poland.svg Henryk Dampc
Poland
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Dragoslav Jakovljević
Yugoslavia

Flag of Germany.svg Rolf Caroli
East Germany

Middleweight
( 75 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Gennadi Shatkov
Soviet Union
Flag of Poland.svg Tadeusz Walasek
Poland
Flag of Ireland.svg Colm McCoy
Ireland

Flag of England.svg Harry Scott
England

Light Heavyweight
( 81 kilograms)
Flag of Poland.svg Zbigniew Pietrzykowski
Poland
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg Gheorghe Negrea
Romania
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Leonid Senkin
Soviet Union

Flag of Italy.svg Giulio Saraudi
Italy

Heavyweight
(+ 81 kilograms)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Andrey Abramov
Soviet Union
Flag of England.svg Dave Thomas
England
Flag of Poland.svg Wladysław Jędrzejewski
Poland

Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Josef Němec
Czechoslovakia

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)3227
2Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)3126
3Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)2103
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1214
5Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1001
6Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0123
7Flag of England.svg  England  (ENG)0112
Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania  (ROU)0112
9Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)0101
10Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)0033
11Flag of Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)0022
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)0022
13Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)0011
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)0011
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)0011
Totals (16 nations)10102040


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