Redžep Redžepovski

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Redžep Redžepovski
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Born (1962-12-14) 14 December 1962 (age 54)
Kumanovo, SR Macedonia, Yugoslavia

Redžep Redžepovski (Macedonian: Реџеп Реџеповски; born 14 December 1962) is a retired Macedonian flyweight boxer, who won silver medal for Yugoslavia in the flyweight division (< 51 kg) at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. In the final he was defeated by Steve McCrory of the United States.

During the preliminary rounds of the 1984 Olympics, Redžepovski scored a controversial win over Australia's Jeff Fenech, a future World Champion in three weight divisions. Fenech was initially given the decision, but after intervention by the Olympic Boxing Committee and a total recount, the decision was reversed with Redžepovski being awarded the win. Many of the other boxers and those in the press felt that Fenech had been unfairly robbed of a chance to win an Olympic medal and most boxing writers noted how political amateur boxing was, especially at the Olympic Games.[citation needed]

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