Ivan Dychko

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Ivan Dychko
Ivan Dychko Rio 2016.jpg
Dychko at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1990-08-11) August 11, 1990 (age 26)
Height 2.05 m (6 ft 8 12 in)
Sport
Country  Kazakhstan
Sport Boxing

Ivan Fyodorovich Dychko (Russian: Иван Фёдорович Дычко; born on 11 August 1990 in Kazakh SSR, USSR) is a Kazakh amateur boxer best known for winning a Bronze Medal at super heavyweight at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is 2.02m tall.

Career[edit]

At the AIBA Youth World Championships 2008 at Guadalajara, MEX he won silver at 91 kg losing 8:10 to Erislandy Savon (CUB). He moved up to Super Heavyweight a year later, winning his first of three national championships at the weight. At the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships he lost his second bout 11:15 to Denis Sergeev (RUS).

At the 2010 Asian Games (Guangzhou, CHN) he beat Sardor Abdullayev (UZB) 8:1 in the quarterfinal, Rouhollah Hosseini (IRN) 6:4 in the semifinal but lost the final 5:7 to local favorite Zhang Zhilei (CHN). In 2011 he beat Roman Kapitanenko (UKR) 9:4 at a local tournament. At the World Amateur Boxing Championships held later that year, he got past Zhilei 13:7 and Croat Filip Hrgovich but lost the semi final to eventual winner Magomedrasul Majidov 9:16.[1]

At the 2012 Olympics, he beat German boxer Erik Pfeifer 14–4 and Canadian boxer Simon Kean to win the bronze medal. He lost the semi to local Anthony Joshua 13–11.

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