Leszek (Lech) DROGOSZ

Poland POL

Boxing

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Helsinki 1952
  • Year of Birth
    1933
Olympic Results

Biography

Leszek (Lech) DROGOSZ

Lech Drogosz competed at three consecutive Olympics starting in 1952, winning a welterweight bronze medal in 1960. At the European Championships, Drogosz was far more successful, winning light-welterweight titles in 1953 and 1955 and a welterweight title in 1957. He also won eight Polish titles, in 1953 in light-welterweight and in 1954-55, 1958, 1960-61, 1964 and 1967 as a welterweight. In 1953 Drogosz was selected as the Polish Sportsperson of the Year, and finished his career in 1967 with a record of 363 wins in 377 bouts. After finishing his boxing career, Drogosz had a successful acting career, acting in more than 15 movies, including in two Andrzej Wajda movies “Hunting Flies” (Polowanie na muchy, 1969) and “Landscape After the Battle” (Krajobraz po bitwie, 1970).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rome 1960

B
Welterweight (≤67 kilograms)
Welterweight (≤67 kilograms) Boxing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Melbourne 1956

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Light-Welterweight (≤63.5 kilograms)
Light-Welterweight (≤63.5 kilograms) Boxing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Helsinki 1952

#=5
Featherweight (≤57 kilograms)
Featherweight (≤57 kilograms) Boxing