Walid Cherif

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Walid Cherif
Personal information
Full name Walid Cherif
Nationality  Tunisia
Born (1978-03-09) March 9, 1978 (age 36)
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight

Walid Cherif (born March 9, 1978) is a boxer from Tunisia, who won the gold medal in 2003 at the All-Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria.

He also participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native North African country. There he was beaten in the first round of the Flyweight (51 kg) division by Georgia's Nikoloz Izoria.

Cherif also competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He beat Australian Stephen Sutherland and upset 2005 world champ Lee Ok-Sung before losing 5:7 to Vincenzo Picardi in the quarterfinal. He was a member of the team that competed for Africa at the 2005 Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia.

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