Adem Kılıçcı

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Adem Kılıçcı
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1986-03-05) March 5, 1986 (age 31)
Ağrı, Turkey
Height 1.85 m (6.1 ft)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Amateur boxing
Event(s) Welterweight
Club Fenerbahçe Boxing

Adem Kılıçcı (pronounced [ˈɑdem ˈkɯlɯt͡ʃˈt͡ʃɯ]; born March 5, 1986 in Ağrı, Turkey) is a Turkish amateur boxer in the middleweight division. At 1.85 m (6.1 ft), he weighs 75 kg (165 lb). He is currently a member of the Fenerbahçe Boxing Club in Istanbul.[1][2] On 1 February 2017, the IOC disqualified Kılıçcı from the 2012 Olympic Games due to an adverse test for turinabol, a finding from the IOC's 2016 wave of retesting of samples from previous Games. Kılıçcı had ranked 5th in men's 69-75kg boxing.[3]

Welterweight[edit]

Kılıçcı won a silver medal at the 2004 World University Boxing Championship in Antalya, Turkey.[4]

Kılıçcı participated at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships held in Chicago, USA and won the bronze medal at welterweight.[5]

At the 2008 Olympics he was upset in the first round by British boxer Billy Joe Saunders 3:14 and decided to move up to middleweight.

Middleweight[edit]

In 2009, Kılıcı gained the silver medal at the Mediterranean Games in Pescara, Italy losing to Rachid Hamani in the final.

He won the silver medal at the 2011 European Amaetur Championships held in Ankara, Turkey losing to Maxim Koptyakov (RUS).

At the 2012 Olympics he defeated Nursahat Pazziyev and Aleksandar Drenovak then lost 13:17 to Ryōta Murata. But he tested positive for steroid turinabol after re-analysis of his samples, and was disqualified.[3] He won a gold medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fenerbahçe Boxing squad
  2. ^ "Adem Kilicci". Sports Reference/Olympics. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  3. ^ a b "IOC SANCTIONS THREE ATHLETES FOR FAILING ANTI-DOPING TEST AT LONDON 2012". International Olympic Committee. 1 Feb 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-10. 
  4. ^ FISU Archived November 9, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ 2007 AIBA World Boxing Championships