Onur Şipal

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Onur Şipal
Personal information
Nationality Turkey
Born (1989-03-17) March 17, 1989 (age 25)
Height 1.70 m (5.6 ft)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Amateur boxing
Event(s) Lightweight
Club Fenerbahçe Boxing

Onur Şipal (born March 17, 1989) is a Turkish amateur boxer best known to qualify for the 2008 Olympics. At 1.70 m (5.6 ft), he weighs 60 kg (130 lb). He competes in the lightweight division at Fenerbahçe Boxing.[1]

His brother Önder Şipal is also an amateur boxer.[2]

Career[edit]

Şipal became the 2005 Cadet World silver medalist at featherweight when he lost to Yordan Frometa 21:30.

He beat in 2007 senior world champion Yordenis Ugás in Turkey at 60 kg/lightweight (final of the Ahmet Comert International Tournament).

At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships, he lost to southpaw surprise winner Frankie Gavin (boxer) from England in the quarterfinal but qualified for the Olympics in Beijing. There he lost his debut to Jose Pedraza (boxer). He won the silver medal in lightweight division at the 2010 World University Boxing Championship held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. At the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, he won the bronze medal in the welterweight division.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Onur Şipal". Sports Reference/Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Şipal kardeşler "bildiğiniz gibi"". Bayburt Postası (in Turkish). 2010-10-09. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 

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