Roman Kapitonenko

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Roman Kapitonenko
Personal information
Full name Роман Капітоненко
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1981-01-21) January 21, 1981 (age 37)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Super Heavyweight

Roman Kapitanenko (born January 21, 1981) is a Ukrainian amateur boxer who won the bronze medal at the European Championships 2008. He benefitted from Vyacheslav Glazkov's decision to turn pro. He beat Vladimir Prusa and Yousef Abdelghani before losing his semifinal 4:6 to Kubrat Pulev.

At the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships he defeated Erislandy Savon and Zhang Zhilei, but lost the final to Roberto Cammarelle.

He won the bronze medal at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships at Moscow, Russia after he lost to Viktor Zuyev from Belarus in the Semifinals.

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