Francisco de Jesus

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Francisco de Jesus
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Born May 9, 1956 (1956-05-09) (age 61)
São Paulo, Brazil

Francisco de Jesus (born May 9, 1956 in São Paulo) is a retired boxer from Brazil, who competed in the men's light-middleweight division (– 71 kg) during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Nicknamed "Chiquinho" he represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1976. In 1980 (Moscow) he was one out of four boxers; the other ones being Sidnei dal Rovere, Jaime Franco and Carlos Fonseca. De Jesus captured the bronze medal in the light-middleweight category at the 1979 Pan American Games.