Arturo Santos Reyes

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Santos and the second or maternal family name is Reyes.
Arturo Santos Reyes
Personal information
Full name José Arturo Santos Reyes
Nationality  Mexico
Born (1985-12-28) December 28, 1985 (age 31)
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Featherweight

José Arturo Santos Reyes (born December 28, 1985 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas), is a Mexican amateur boxer best known to win silver at the world junior championships 2004 at flyweight and qualify for the Olympics 2008 at featherweight.

Amateur career[edit]

At the world junior championships 2004 he beat Zorigtbaataryn Enkhzorig but lost the 2004 final to Ilhom Rahimov from Uzbekistan.

At the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games he won silver at bantamweight beating Héctor Manzanilla but losing to Guillermo Rigondeaux.

At the 2007 World Championships he reached the quarterfinal where he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko but qualified for Beijing.

He is participating in the Beijing 2008 Olympics where he beat Nick Okoth and Alaa Shili to reach the quarter finals with hope of gaining a medal for Mexico.

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