Kurban Günebakan

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Kurban Günebakan
Statistics
Nickname(s) Kaplan (English: Tiger)
Rated at Super heavyweight
Nationality Turkish
Born (1978-09-13) September 13, 1978 (age 38)
Kars, Turkey

Kurban Günebakan (born September 13, 1978 in Kars),[1] nicknamed Kaplan (English: Tiger),[2] is a Turkish amateur boxer best known to win the bronze medal in the super heavyweight division at the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.[3] He competes for Bursa Emniyet, the sports club of the Police Department in Bursa.[4]

He was the bronze medal winner at the 2005 European Union Amateur Boxing Championships held in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.[5] At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago, USA, he defeated Juan Oliva Aleman from Spain by 22:11, lost then to American champion Michael Hunter Jr. by 7:30 in the round of 16.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurban Gunebakan". Box Rec. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  2. ^ "Bursa boksa doyacak!". Rota Bursa (in Turkish). 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  3. ^ "36.European Championships - Plovdiv, Bulgaria - July 14-23 2006 - Semifinals". Amateur Boxing. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  4. ^ "Bursa Emniyet Spor Gücü" (in Turkish). Bursa Emniyet Spor Kulübü. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  5. ^ "3.European Union Championships - Cagliari, Italy - June 4-11 2005 - Semifinals". Amateur Boxing. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  6. ^ "14.World Championships - Chicago, USA - October 23 - November 3, 2007". Amateur Boxing. Retrieved 2014-01-08.