Nordine Oubaali

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Nordine Oubaali
Personal information
Born (1986-08-04) August 4, 1986 (age 30)
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Sport
Country  France
Sport Boxing
Event(s) Flyweight

Nordine Oubaali (born August 4, 1986 in Noisy le Grand) is a French amateur boxer of Moroccan descent, best known for winning a bronze medal at light flyweight at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships.[1]

Career[edit]

Oubaali is the 13th child, out of 18 siblings in total. In 2006 he became French champion.

At the 2007 World Championships the southpaw bested Arginian Junior Zarate (RSCO), Spaniard Kelvin de la Nieve 33:12, and Georgiy Chygayev (UKR) 25-9. In the semis he was overwhelmed by Chinese top favorite Zou Shiming.

At the 2008 Olympics he beat Rafikjon Sultonov 8:7 and almost shocked local superstar Zou Shiming but lost 3-3+ (jury decision).

For the 2012 Summer Olympics, he moved up to flyweight (52 kg).[2] He beat Ajmal Faisal in the first round, Rau'Shee Warren in the second but then lost to Ireland's Michael Conlan in the quarterfinal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordine Oubaali - Notre histoire
  2. ^ a b "Nordine Oubaali Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16. 

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