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Gaydarbek Gaydarbekov : biography

October 6, 1976 -

Gaydarbek Abdulovich Gaydarbekov () (born October 6, 1976 in Kaspiysk, USSR) is a Russian boxer who has won two Olympic medals in Middleweight. He qualified for the Athens Olympics by winning the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula, Croatia.

Olympic results

2000 Olympics

  • Defeated Utkirbek Haydarov (Uzbekistan) 11-10
  • Defeated Eromosele Albert (Nigeria) 19-9
  • Defeated Jeff Lacy (USA) TKO 3
  • Defeated Zsolt Erdei (Hungary) 24-16
  • Lost to Jorge Gutiérrez (Cuba) 15-17

2004 Olympics

  • Defeated Christopher Camat (Philippines) 35-13
  • Defeated Sherzod Abdurahmonov (Uzbekistan) 33-19
  • Defeated Hassan Ndam Njikam (Cameroon) 26-13
  • Defeated Suriya Prasathinphimai (Thailand) 24-18
  • Defeated Gennady Golovkin (Kazakhstan) 28-18

Amateur Highlights

  • Russian Champion 1999, 2001 and 2002
  • 1994 2nd place as a Flyweight at the Junior World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Results were:
    • Defeated A. Kopanov (Kazakhstan) PTS (15-2)
    • Defeated A. Mahdi (Algeria) DSQ-2
    • Defeated Borislav Nikolov (Bulgaria) RSC-2
    • Defeated Jesus Vega (USA) PTS (11-8)
    • Lost to Alexander Jimenez (Cuba) PTS (3-11)
  • 1998 2nd place as a Light Middleweight at the Goodwill Games in New York. Results were:
    • Defeated Mohamed Hikal (Egypt) PTS (8-1)
    • Defeated Jermain Taylor (USA) PTS (13-9)
    • Lost to Juan Hernández Sierra (Cuba) PTS (5-16)
  • 2001 won the Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia. Results were:
    • Defeated Utkirbek Haydarov (Uzbekistan) RSC-1
    • Defeated Paul Miller (Australia) PTS (9-5)
  • 2004 won the European Championships in Pula, Croatia. Beat Lukas Wilaschek (Germany) in the final.
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