Julio Castillo

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Julio Castillo
Julio Castillo Rio2016.jpg
Castillo at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born May 10, 1988 (1988-05-10) (age 29)
Durán, Guayas, Ecuador
Education Polytechnic School Ecological Amazon
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Sport Amateur boxing
Coached by Pedro Pablo Salgado
Edgar Loor[2]

Julio Cesar Castillo (born May 10, 1988)[3] is an amateur southpaw boxer from Ecuador. He won two medals at the Pan American Games: a bronze in 2007 and a silver in 2011.


At the 2006 South American Games Castillo lost to Hamilton Ventura in the semifinals and ended up with a bronze medal. At the 2007 Pan American Games he won 15:5 against Carlos Negron, but lost to the eventual winner Eleider Alvarez 8:10 in the semifinal. He failed to qualify for the 2008 Olympics and went up to heavyweight, winning a silver at the 2011 Pan American Games. At the 2012 Olympic qualifier he lost 8:14 to Michael Hunter, but qualified for the Olympics on the strength of "two wins vs no-names". He lost in the first bout both at the 2012 and at the 2016 Olympics.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Julio Cesar Castillo". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Julio Cesar Castillo. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ "Julio Castillo". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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