|Born||October 20, 1983|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|Updated on 29 July 2012.|
Vincenzo Picardi (born October 20, 1983 in Casoria) is an Italian amateur boxer best known for winning a bronze medal in the flyweight division both at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago and at the Olympics 2008.
He failed to qualify for the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing in third place at the 3rd AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden.
At the 2006 European Championships he lost in the first round to favorite Samir Mammadov.
A year later at the 2007 World Championships he reached the semis, where he lost to Thai star Somjit Jongjohor (2:13).
At the Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics he again lost to Jongjohor.
At the 2009 Worlds in his own country he lost his first bout to a Mongolian.
Olympic games results
2008 (as a flyweight)
- Defeated Cassius Chiyanika (Zambia) 10-3
- Defeated Juan Carlos Payano (Dominican Republic) 8-4
- Defeated Walid Cherif (Tunisia) 7-5
- Lost to Somjit Jongjohor (Thailand) 1-7
World amateur championships results
2005 (as a flyweight)
2007 (as a flyweight)
- Defeated Kadri Kordel (Turkey) 22-7
- Defeated Katsuaki Susa (Japan) 24-14
- Defeated Anuruddha Rathnayake (Sri Lanka) 23-4
- Lost to Somjit Jongjohor (Thailand) 2-13 (semifinal)
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