Round of 16 bout against C. Quipo (red) at the 2012 Olympics
28 March 1980 |
Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet Province, Thailand
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
Kaeo Pongprayoon (Thai: แก้ว พงษ์ประยูร; RTGS: Kaeo Phongprayun; pronounced [kɛ̂ːw pʰōŋ.prà.jūːn]; born 28 March 1980 in Kamphaeng Phet) is a Thai amateur boxer who won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and a sergeant in the Royal Thai Army.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics (results) he won his first fight against Algerian Mohamed Flissi 19:11, then defeated Ecuador's Carlos Quipo and Bulgarian Aleksandar Aleksandrov. He reached the final by edging out Russian David Ayrapetyan 13:12. He controversially lost the final to Zou Shiming 10:13.
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