|Full name||Георгій Чигаєв|
October 19, 1983 |
Lviv, Lviv Oblast
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||48 kg (106 lb)|
2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships
At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago, Chygayev missed out on a bronze medal after he was defeated by France's Nordine Oubaali in the quarter finals. Chygayev qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics, however, by virtue of getting to the quarter finals.
At the Olympics he lost his second bout to Cuban Yampier Hernández.
2008 European Championships
Chygayev went up to flyweight represented the Ukraine at the 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Liverpool, England. At the championships Campbell defeated Munin Veli in the semifinals before facing lanky Swede Salomo N'tuve in the final.
Despite being much shorter than his opponent the Ukrainian cruised to a 5:0 victory.
- AIBA results for Olympic qualification at World Championships
- Georgiy Chygayev's profile at Yahoo! Sports
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Heorhiy Chyhaiev". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24.
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