John Dovi

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John Dovi
Personal information
Full nameJohn Dovi
Nationality France
Born (1973-01-02) 2 January 1973 (age 46)
Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Weight classLight Heavyweight
ClubCSL Aulnay Sous Bois

John Dovi (born 2 January 1973 in Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne, France) is a former French amateur boxer who medaled repeatedly in international competitions.


He was 7 times French light-heavy champ from 1999 to 2005. In Houston at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships he controversially lost the final to Michael Simms.

In Sydney 2000 he beat Shawn Terry Cox but lost to eventual winner Alexander Lebziak 11:13.

2001 he won the bronze medal at Belfast defeating Artak Malumyan (ARM) 12-8, and Ireland's Alan Reynolds but losing to favorite southpaw Evgeny Makarenko 10:25.


National coach from 2007, he is French Olympics Team Head Coach since 2013.