Suleiman Bilali

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Suleiman Bilali
Personal information
Full name Suleiman Wanjau Bilali
Nationality  Kenya
Born (1978-06-05) June 5, 1978 (age 38)
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight
Club Kenya Police

Suleiman Wanjau Bilali (born June 5, 1978) is a Kenyan light flyweight boxer. He has represented Kenya numerous times at international competitions.

Bilali fought at the 2000 Summer Olympics, where he was edged out by Spain's eventual runner-up Rafael Lozano 10:11 in the quarterfinal.

At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester he lost by stoppage tio India's Ali Qamar. He won the 2003 All-Africa Games.

Bilali participated in neither the 2004 Summer Olympics nor in the Commonwealth Games 2006.

He was again victorious in the 2007 All African Games vs. Simanga Shiba and Manyo Plange and qualified for the Olympics but lost his match 3:9 to Dominican Winston Méndez Montero. He lost his first bout during beljing olympic,2008.

He has since moved to professional boxing [1]