Katsuaki Susa

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Katsuaki Susa
Personal information
Full name Katsuaki Susa
Nationality Japan
Born (1984-09-13) September 13, 1984 (age 33)[1]
Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima[2]
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[3]
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Flyweight
Club Japan Self-Defense Forces[3]

Katsuaki Susa (須佐 勝明, Susa Katsuaki, born September 13, 1984 in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima[2]) is a Japanese boxer who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the flyweight division (– 52 kg).[3] He is an alumnus of the Toyo University,[2] and is Second lieutenant in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.[4]

Susa took the bronze medal twice in the flyweight division at the Asian Games in 2006 and 2010.[5] In July 2011, he won the gold medal in that division in the 21st President's Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia.[6]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Susa competed in the Men's flyweight, but was defeated by the eventual gold medal winner Robeisy Ramírez in the first round.[7]

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  1. ^ "Biography for Katsuaki Susa (since 2011)". International Boxing Association. 2012. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c 選手プロフィール 須佐 勝明 - ロンドンオリンピック特集 (in Japanese). Toyo University. Archived from the original on August 14, 2012. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Katsuaki Susa - Boxing - Olympic Athlete London 2012". Official London 2012 website. 2012. Archived from the original on August 27, 2012. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "SDF Personnel Who Are Active on the World Stage" (PDF). Ministry of Defense (Japan). 2012. p. 36. Retrieved August 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Biographies for Katsuaki Susa". Asian Boxing Confederation. 2013. Archived from the original on October 6, 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Japan Win the Team Event in Jakarta". International Boxing Association. July 13, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Day 3 Review: Ramirez Carrazana through to last 16". Official London 2012 website. July 31, 2012. Archived from the original on August 27, 2012. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 

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