Oleg Saitov

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Oleg Saitov
Oleg Saitov 2012.jpg
Saitov in 2012
Personal information
Full name Олег Элекпаевич Саитов
Nationality  Russia
Born (1974-05-26) May 26, 1974 (age 43)
Novokuybyshevsk, Samara Oblast, Soviet Union
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Welterweight
Club Trade Union Sports Club, Zhigulevsk

Oleg Elekpayevich Saitov (Russian: Оле́г Элекпа́евич Саи́тов; (born May 26, 1974 in Novokuybyshevsk, Russian SFSR to a Volga Tatar father and ethnic Russian mother) is a Russian boxer. He studied journalism in Ryazan, a city of approximately half a million people south of Moscow.

He won the Olympic gold medal at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics in the welterweight division, and bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics.[1] He was the winner of the Val Barker Trophy for Outstanding Boxer at the 2000 Olympic Games. In 2004 he won the title at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula, Croatia.

Olympic results[edit]

1996 Olympic Results

  • Round of 32:Defeated Cahit Sume of Turkey - PTS (11-1)
  • Round of 16:Defeated Ho-Jo Bae of South Korea -PTS (9-5)
  • Quarterfinal:Defeated Kamel Chater of Tunisia - PTS (9-3)
  • Semifinal:Defeated Daniel Santos of Puerto Rico - PTS (13-11)
  • Final:Defeated Juan Hernandez Sierra of Cuba - PTS (14-9)

2000 Olympic Results

  • Round of 16:Defeated Francisco Calderon of Colombia - PTS (15-1)
  • Quarterfinal:Defeated Ruslan Khairov of Azerbaijan - PTS (10-10; 55-47)
  • Semifinal:Defeated Dorel Simion of Romania - PTS (19-10)
  • Final:Defeated Sergey Dotshenko of Ukraine- PTS (24-16)

2004 Olympic Results

  • Round of 32:Defeated Miloud Ant Hammi of Morocco - PTS (30-15)
  • Round of 16:Defeated Mohamed Hikal of Egypt - PTS (18-17)
  • Quarterfinal:Defeated Sherzod Husanov of Uzbekistan - PTS (22-14)
  • Semifinal:Lost to Bakhtiyar Artayev of Kazakhstan - PTS (18-20)


  1. ^ Beumers, Birgit (2005). Pop Culture Russia!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. ABC-CLIO. p. 281. ISBN 9781851094592. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 

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