December 20, 1993 |
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Olympic finals||2012, 2016|
|Highest world ranking||1|
Robeisy Eloy Ramírez Carrazana (born December 20, 1993) is a Cuban amateur boxer best known for winning two Olympic gold medals. He is a southpaw.
In the flyweight boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London he beat Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt of Mongolia to claim his first Olympic gold medal. In the bantamweight boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro he beat Shakur Stevenson of the United States to claim his second Olympic gold medal.
Ramirez was born in Cienfuegos.
At the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships he routed his first opponents but was edged out by eventual Russian champion Misha Aloyan but qualified for the Olympics. At the 2011 Pan American Games he won gold in the flyweight.
He won the gold medal in the men's bantamweight event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ramirez won four matches beating Shiva Thapa, Mahoud Mohamed, Jiawei Zhang, Akhmadaliev Murodjon to get to the final. Robeisy beat American favorite Shakur Stevenson 2-1 in the gold medal match to win his second Olympic gold medal.
Ramirez is married and has a daughter. After capturing his second Olympic championship Ramirez plans on pursuing a 3rd Olympic championship 2020, at the moment he has no intentions of turning professional.
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