|Full name||Sebastian Köber|
May 28, 1979 |
Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (225 lb)|
|Rated at||Super Heavyweight|
|Club||Boxing Club Frankfurt am Oder|
Sebastian Köber (born 28 May 1979 in Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg) is a German boxer, who won the Heavyweight bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Three years later, at the 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Bangkok, he once again finished in third place.
- German Super Heavyweight Champion 2003, German Junior Champion 1996, 1997
Heavyweight 201 lb/91 kg limit
- 1997 won the European Junior Championships at Heavyweight in Birmingham (England), beating Aleksander Jacenko (Ukraine) in the final.
- 2000 competed at the European Championships in Tampere, Finland. Result was:
- Lost to Jackson Chanet (France) PTS
- 2000 won a bronze medal in the Sydney Olympics at Heavyweight, representing Germany. Results were:
- 2001 competed at the World Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland at Heavyweight. Lost the quarterfinal to David Haye on points.
- 2002 won a bronze medal at the European Championships at Superheavyweight in Perm, Russia. Results were:
- 2002 won the Military Championship in Curragh (Ireland), beating Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) in the final 16-7
- 2003 2nd place at the European Union Championships in Strasbourg (France), lost to Modo Sallah (Sweden) by Walkover
- 2003 won a bronze medal at the World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand. Results were:
- 2004 competed at the European Championships in Pula, Croatia. Result was:
- Lost to Roberto Cammarelle (Italy) RSC
- 2004 Köber qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics by ending up in first place at the 1st AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
- 2004 competed in the Athens Olympics. Result was:
- Lost to Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov (Kazakhstan) PTS (18-28)
- 2005 won the Military World Championships in Pretoria, South Africa. Results were:
Köber turned pro in 2006, and won his first nineteen fights against unknowns before losing two decisions to extremely limited opponents, one with a losing record.
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