|Full name||Muhammad Waseem Alizai|
29 August 1987 |
Known for his quick and swift style of boxing, he goes by the nickname 'China Man'. In 2012, he was to turn a professional-boxer under the AIBA however the organization failed to follow up on their offer.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Amateur career
- 3 References
In 2012, Muhammad Waseem was chosen to be AIBA professional (APB), however, just as he prepared for the big stage, his participation failed to be confirmed, to which Waseem stated;
"...I don't know what went wrong. The federation was dealing with the matter and then nothing evolved out of it, which is really disappointing. I wanted to take on the best boxers of the world but my dream was shattered..."
He says he now plans to keep winning medals so that he is eventually recognized and offered a contract.
2010 Commonwealth Games
2009 Kings Cup
2010 Asian Games
2010 World Combat Games
2010 AHMET CÖMERT Boxing Tournament
While playing 24th International AHMET CÖMERT Boxing Tournament Waseem won the bronze medal in Istanbul, Turkey, 2010. In the quarterfinal, Waseem overcame his Turkish opponent, Cagdas Yikilmaz, by 14–1, but in the semifinal Waseem was defeated by Ukrainian boxer, Olexandr Grishchuk, by 8–2 and ended up with the bronze medal.
2010 South Asian Games
Muhammad Waseem was awarded the silver medal in 11th South Asian Games, Dhaka Bangladesh, 2010. In the final, Muhammad Waseem was defeated by his Indian opponent, Suranjoy Singh, in the 51 kg flyweight and was restricted to the silver medal. Earlier in semi-final, Muhammad Waseem won the bout against Bhutan's opponent, Kinley, by 12–5.
2011 President Cup
Muhammad Waseem was awarded the bronze medal in 21st President Cup – Jakarta, Indonesia 2011. He defeated Iran's Reza Korzbori by 22:6 in per-quarter final. In the quarterfinal he defeated Mohamed Hanureeh Hamid of Singapore by 16:6.In the semi-final, he was defeated by Katsuaki Susa of Japan by 25:19.
2011 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament
Winner of Gold Medal in 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament, Islamabad, 2011 and was also declared the best boxer of the Competition in which pugilists from around 16 countries took part. In Final Waseem Crushed his Kenyan rival Benson Gicharu by 26–9. On his way to Final he defeated his Indian rival Madan Lal by 19–13 in Semifinal.
2014 Commonwealth Games
Captain of Pakistan's Boxing team Muhammad Waseem represented Pakistan in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Waseem became the only player of Pakistan's Boxing team who qualified for the final for Flyweight category. He became the Silver Medalist after a close fight with Moloney from Australia.
2014 Asian Games
Waseem won the bronze medal.
- Profile AIBA Retrieved 9 October 2010.
- http://ubaidawanmedia.blogspot.com/2009/04/kings-cup-international-boxing- pakistan_06.html
- Biography Official Asian Games website. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
- Combat Games 2010