Yakup Kılıç

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Yakup Kılıç
Personal information
Full name Yakup Kılıç
Nationality  Turkey
Born (1986-07-13) July 13, 1986 (age 28)
Elazığ, Eastern Anatolia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 57 kilograms (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Featherweight
Club Fenerbahçe SK, Istanbul

Yakup Kılıç (born July 13, 1986) is a Turkish boxer in the featherweight (57 kg) discipline. He is member of Istanbul Fenerbahçe Boxing Club.[1]

Career[edit]

Kılıç participated at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almería, Spain and won bronze medal. He boxed another bronze medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games in Pescara, Italy.

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.[2]

At the Olympics 2008 he lost his semifinal to Vasyl Lomachenko and won Bronze.

Olympic Games results[edit]

2008 (as a featherweight)

World Championships results[edit]

2005 (as a featherweight)

2007 (as a featherweight)

References[edit]