|Birth name||Anthony Obame Mylann|
September 10, 1988 |
|Event(s)||Heavyweight (+87 kg)|
|Coached by||Juan Antonio Ramos|
Obame is currently coached by former two-time world champion Juan Antonio Ramos.
Obame defeated Kaino Thomsen and Bahri Tanrikulu en route to the gold medal match, which he lost to Carlo Molfetta of Italy. Obame led in the match, but lost on a judges' decision after the match ended in a tie. Obame said he was disappointed because of what he called a "youthful error." 
Obame was greeted by thousands of supporters upon his return to Libreville. Obame said he felt "immense pride and joy" in having won the nation's first Olympic medal.
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