Jürgen FANGHÄNEL

German Democratic Republic (Germany) GDR

Boxing

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Munich 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1951
Olympic Results

Biography

Jürgen FANGHÄNEL

Jürgen Fanghänel was a three-time Olympian heavyweight boxer from East Germany. He reached the quarter-finals at the 1972 München Olympics, losing to upcoming Romanian silver medalist Ion Alexe; was eliminated in his first round bout at the 1976 Montréal Games by Soviet Russion Victor Ivanov; and claimed the bronze medal in 1980 at Moskva, losing the semi-final against Soviet Russian Pyotr Zayev. Fanghänel won East German titles in 1972 and from 1975-81.

Internationally Fanghänel earned two silvers at the Europeans in 1977 and 1981, and also a bronze in 1979 (as a super heavyweight). At the Worlds he won a bronze in 1978 and a silver in 1982. He later became a boxing coach in East Germany and later an educator in Gelsenkirchen, where he had moved after reunification.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

B
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms)
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms) Boxing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Montreal 1976

#15
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms)
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms) Boxing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

#=5
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms)
Heavyweight (>81 kilograms) Boxing