Japhet Uutoni

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Japhet Uutoni
Personal information
Full name Japhet Uutoni
Nickname(s) The Namibian Lion
Slow Poison
Nationality  Namibia
Born (1979-06-29) June 29, 1979 (age 35)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight

Japhet Uutoni (also spelled Jafet Uutoni) (born June 29, 1979) is an amateur Namibian boxer. He was the 2005 Namibian sportsperson of the year in the Namibian newspaper and won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games by defeating England's Darren Langley on points (37-24). He also won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Uutoni competes at the 48 kg weightclass and qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics by beating Manyo Plange. He was a member of the team that competed for Africa at the 2005 Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia.


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