|Born||October 28, 1983|
Mike Michel de Carvalho (born October 28, 1983 in Belém do Pará) is a Brazilian amateur boxer, best known for his participation in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics and for winning bronze medals at the Panamerican Games in 2007 and 2011.
Carvalho stems from a boxing family, his uncle Dalgírio was a professional boxer. He started working out at the age of 11 and had his first amateur bout at 15.
He qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics by ending up in first place at the 2nd AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At age 21 Carvalho lost at the Olympics 2004 in the men's lightweight division to Alex de Jesús of Puerto Rico, 24:39.
At his 2008 Olympic qualifier he lost his semifinal to Manuel Félix Díaz but edged out Gumersindo Carrasco in the all-important third-place bout 3:2 to qualify. At the Olympics he was upset by Mauritian Richarno Colin, see here.
He won the 2010 South American Games at Junior Welter.
At the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament he beat Oscar Molina and qualified for his third Olympics in 2012.