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Daouda Sow (born January 19, 1983 in Roubaix) is an amateur boxer from France. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the lightweight division. Sow has signed up for the new AIBA professional league, called AIBA Pro Boxing (APB), which will launch in autumn 2013.
At the first Olympic qualifier the southpaw lost to Ukrainian Oleksandr Klyuchko but qualified at the second tournament. At Beijing he surprisingly medaled by beating Olympic silver medalist Kim Song-Guk, José Pedraza, local Hu Qing and 2005 world champ Yordenis Ugás and made it to the final. There he was edged out by Russian 2004 Olympic Champion Aleksei Tishchenko 9:11.
Olympic Games results
2008 (as a lightweight)
- Defeated Kim Song-Guk (North Korea) 13-3
- Defeated José Pedraza (Puerto Rico) 13-9
- Defeated Hu Qing (China) 9-6
- Defeated Yordenis Ugás (Cuba) 15-8
- Lost to Aleksei Tishchenko
World amateur championships results
2007 (as a lightweight)
- Lost to Romal Amanov (Azerbaijan) 6-19
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