Aleksandr Lebziak

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Aleksandr Lebziak
Personal information
Full name Александр Борисович Лебзяк
Nationality  Russia
Born (1969-04-15) April 15, 1969 (age 46)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Heavyweight
Club CSKA Moskva, Moskva

Aleksandr Borisovich Lebziak (Russian: Александр Борисович Лебзяк, born April 15, 1969 in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian boxer, who won the Gold medal in the men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg) category at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He beat Rudolf Kraj in the final.

Lebziak also won the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1997. At the 1991 World Amateur Championships he won a silver medal in the Middleweight (75 kg) category. He also triumphe at the 2000 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Tampere, Finland.

Amateur highlights[edit]

  • 1987 Junior World Champion at Light Middleweight (Havana, Cuba)
  • 1990 Middleweight Bronze Medalist at Goodwill Games in Seattle, United States. Results were:
  • 1991 Lost to Sven Ottke (Germany) as a Middleweight at European Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1991 2nd place at Middleweight at World Championships in Sydney, Australia. Results were:
  • Represented the Unified Team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics as a Middleweight. Results were:
  • 1993 Lost to Sven Ottke (Germany) as a Middleweight at World Championships in Tampere, Finland.
  • 1993 2nd place at Middleweight in European Championships in Bursa, Turkey. Results were:
  • 1994 Bronze Medalist at Middleweight at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia. Results were:
  • 1996 3rd place in European Championships at Middleweight, held in Vejle, Denmark. Results were:
  • 1996 Represented Russia at 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, as a Middleweight. Results were:
  • 1997 World Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Budapest, Hungary. Results were:
  • 1998 European Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Minsk, Belarus. Results were:
  • 2000 European Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Tampere, Finland. Results were:
  • 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Sydney, Australia. Results were:

Pro career[edit]

Lebziak turned pro in 2001, fighting only one fight and retiring with a record of 1-0-0.

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