|Full name||Yakup Kılıç|
July 13, 1986 |
Elazığ, Eastern Anatolia
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||57 kilograms (126 lb)|
|Club||Fenerbahçe SK, Istanbul|
At the European Championships 2006 he lost his first bout against Irish Eric Donovan 29:33.
At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships held in Chicago, USA, he won a bronze medal and qualified for the 2008 Olympics. He did so by beating Arash Usmanee of Canada by a slim one point margin 20-19.
At the Olympics 2008 he lost his semifinal to Vasyl Lomachenko and won Bronze.
Olympic Games results
2008 (as a featherweight)
- 1st round bye
- Defeated Satoshi Shimizu (Japan) 12-9
- Defeated Abdelkader Chadi (Algeria) 13-6
- Lost to Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) 1-10
World Championships results
2005 (as a featherweight)
2007 (as a featherweight)
- Defeated Pablo Figuls (Costa Rica) RSCO 3
- Defeated Arash Usmanee (Canada) 20-19
- Defeated Sailom Ardee (Thailand) 22-13
- Lost to Albert Selimov (Russia) walk-over (placed 3rd)
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