|Full name||สมจิตร จงจอหอ|
January 19, 1975 |
Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Ratchasima
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||51 kg (112 lb)|
|Club||Royal Thai Army|
Somjit Jongjohor (Thai: สมจิตร จงจอหอ, rtgs: Somchit Chongchoho, pronounced [sǒm.t͡ɕìt t͡ɕōŋ.t͡ɕɔ̄ː.hɔ̌ː]; born January 19, 1975) is an amateur Thai boxer best known for winning gold medals in the flyweight division at the 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships and at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
Somjit won the Asian Games 2002.
At the Olympics 2004, Somjit had bad luck with the draw and was outpointed by Cuban eventual winner Yuriorkis Gamboa.
At the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships he was surprised in his first match by Cuban southpaw Andry Laffita and lost 14:16. In 2005 he also competed for Thailand at the Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia, winning both his matches in the preliminary round.
Olympic games results
2004 (as a flyweight)
2008 (as a flyweight)
- Defeated Eddie Valenzuela (Guatemala) 6-1
- Defeated Samir Mammadov (Azerbaijan) 10-2
- Defeated Anvar Yunusov (Tajikistan) 8-1
- Defeated Vincenzo Picardi (Italy) 7-1
- Defeated Andry Laffita (Cuba) 8-2
World amateur championships results
2003 (as a flyweight)
- Defeated Ramazan Ballioglu (Turkey) RSCO 3
- Defeated Bato-Munko Vankeev (Belarus) 10-5
- Defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa (Cuba) 23-22
- Defeated Rustamhodza Rahimov (Germany) 12-5
- Defeated Jerome Thomas (boxer) (France) 24-17
2005 (as a flyweight)
- Lost to Andry Laffita (Cuba) 14-16
2007 (as a flyweight)
- Defeated Ramadan Rezgallah (Egypt) 17-9
- Defeated Mirat Sarsembayev (Kazakhstan) 17-8
- Defeated Rafał Kaczor (Poland) 15-3
- Defeated Vincenzo Picardi (Italy) 13-2
- Lost to Rau'shee Warren (United States) 9-13 (final match)