Veaceslav Gojan

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Veaceslav Gojan
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Born May 18, 1983

Veaceslav Gojan (born May 18, 1983) is an Moldovan amateur boxer who won Bantamweight bronze at the 2008 Olympics. He comes from the village of Grimăncăuţi, district of Briceni (north of Moldova) and is a member of the Central Sport Club Dinamo in Chişinău. His coach is Petru Caduc.

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Gojan failed to qualify for the 2004 Summer Olympics after ending up in third place at the 4th AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan.

He qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics by beating German boxer Rustamhodza Rahimov in the semi final of a European qualifying tournament. In Beijing he made it to the semifinal by defeating Khavazhi Khatsigov (Belarus) 1-1, countback, Gu Yu (China) 13-6 and Akhil Kumar (India) 10-3 then he lost to Mongolian Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan 2:15. (Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Bantamweight)

He won the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships. At the 2012 Olympic qualifier he lost his first bout vs Pavlo Ishchenko and didn't make it.

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