Rovshan Huseynov

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Rovshan Huseynov
Personal information
Born (1975-12-17) December 17, 1975 (age 41)
Yeghegnadzor, Armenian SSR
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Country  Azerbaijan
Sport Boxing
Event(s) Lightweight

Rovshan Huseynov (born 17 December 1975 in Yeghegnadzor, Armenia) was an Azerbaijani amateur boxer.

In 1994 Huseynov won the gold medal (51 kg) at the World Cup Boxing Championship, held in Bangkok, Thailand, having beaten Vichai Khadpo of Thailand (15-10).[1] He qualified for the 1996 Summer Olympics but was injured during a car accident and could not attend the games.[2]

Huseynov qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics by ending up in second place at the 1st AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Representing Azerbaijan he lost to Mario Kindelán of Cuba (23-11) in the quarterfinal. Huseynov never fully recovered from this injury and retired from boxing after the 2004 Olympics.

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