Peter Hussing

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Peter Hussing
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Hussing (right) in 2008
Personal information
Born15 May 1948
Brachbach, Germany
Died8 September 2012 (aged 64)
Brachbach, Germany
Height196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight101 kg (223 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
ClubBayer Leverkusen

Peter Hussing (15 May 1948 – 8 September 2012) was a West German heavyweight boxer. He won a bronze medal at the 1972 Olympics and placed fifth in 1976 and 1984; he missed the 1980 Moscow Games due to their boycott by West Germany.[1]

Hussing won four medals at the European championships in 1969–1979, missing the 1977 tournament again due to a boycott. Domestically he won a record of 16 titles in 1969–83 and 1985. He held a degree in architecture from the University of Siegen, and in retirement worked as a construction manager in his hometown of Brachbach.[1]

1972 Olympic results[edit]

Below is the record of Peter Hussing, a West German heavyweight boxer who competed at the 1972 Munich Olympics:

  • Round of 16: bye
  • Quarterfinal: defeated Oscar Ludena (Peru) by a first-round knockout
  • Semifinal: lost to Teofilo Stevenson (Cuba) by a second-round technical knockout

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peter Hussing. Sports Reference