Dieter Kottysch

Dieter Kottysch (30 June 1943 9 April 2017) was a German amateur middleweight boxer; he competed for West Germany in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won a gold medal in 1972.[2]

Dieter Kottysch
Kottysch on a 1975 stamp of Paraguay
Personal information
Born30 June 1943
Gleiwitz, Nazi Germany
Died9 April 2017(2017-04-09) (aged 73)[1]
Hamburg, Germany
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
ClubBC Sportmann, Hamburg

1968 Olympic results

Below are the results of Dieter Kottysch, a West German welterweight boxer who competed at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic tournament:

  • Round of 64: defeated Mauri Saarivainio (Finland) referee stopped contest
  • Round of 32: lost to Vladimir Musalimov (Soviet Union) by decision, 0-5

1972 Olympic results

Below are the results of Dieter Kottysch who competed as a light middleweight boxer for West Germany at the 1972 Olympic tournament in Munich:

  • Round of 64: bye
  • Round of 32: defeated Bonifaciio Avila (Colombia) with a second-round technical knockout
  • Round of 16: defeated Evengelos Oikonomakos (Greece) on points, 5-0
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Mohamed Majeri (Tunisia) on points, 5-0
  • Semifinal: defeated Alan Minter (Great Britain) on points, 3-2
  • Final: defeated Wieslaw Rudkowski (Poland) on points, 3-2 (won gold medal)


  1. Dieter Kottysch's obituary (in German)
  2. Dieter Kottysch.

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