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Günter Siegmund

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGünter•Siegmund
Used nameGünter•Siegmund
Born19 December 1936 in Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Lubuskie (POL)
Died13 September 2020 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements189 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany

Biography

Günter Siegmund from East Berlin was the only German boxer at the 1960 Roma Olympics to win a medal. In the semifinal of the heavyweight class he lost against South African Daan Bekker, which brought him a bronze medal. One year later Siegmund won the same medal at the European Championships. In 1960 and 1961 he also won East German national titles.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Boxing GER GDR Günter Siegmund
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze