Roberto Cammarelle

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Roberto Cammarelle
Napolitano Cammarelle.jpg
Roberto Cammarelle with the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano
Personal information
Full name Roberto Cammarelle
Nationality Italy
Born (1980-07-30) July 30, 1980 (age 34)
Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 103 kilograms (227 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Super Heavyweight

Roberto Cammarelle (born July 30, 1980) is an Italian boxer, best known for winning the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2007 (Chicago) and 2009 (Milan) as a super heavyweight and a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.[1][2] He won a silver medal in 2012 London Olympics Games, losing to Anthony Joshua, by a contested jury's decision that was unsuccessfully appealed. Cammarelle has signed up for the new AIBA professional league, called AIBA Pro Boxing (APB), which will launch in autumn 2013.

Biography[edit]

Roberto Cammarelle was born in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), from Lucanian parents, his father Angelo Cammarelle is from Rionero in Vulture and his mother Giovanna Caraffa from Filiano. He is an officer in the Italian State Police (Polizia di Stato).

Amateur medals[edit]

He also won a Super Heavyweight bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pola, Croatia. The southpaw also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Mianyang. He is 190 cm tall and weighs 103 kg.

Amateur Highlights[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cammarelle eases to gold". Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Cammarelle crowns perfect day for Italy". Retrieved 2009-09-12. 

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