Chester Rutecki

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameChester J.•Rutecki
Used nameChester•Rutecki
Born8 August 1916 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died3 August 1976
AffiliationsChicago CYO, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


In 1936 Chester Rutecki won the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions, the Chicago Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) tournament, and qualified for the US Olympic team at the Berlin Olympics. At the Olympics Rutecki won one bout and then lost by decision to Hungarian Imre Mándi. He turned pro in 1938 and had a brief professional career, fighting exclusively in Chicago, and retiring in late 1939, with a pro record of 8 wins and 1 loss. He never fought for a major title.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Boxing USA Chester Rutecki
Welterweight, Men (Olympic) =9