Vincenzo Picardi

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Vincenzo Picardi
Personal information
Born (1983-10-20) October 20, 1983 (age 33)
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Country  Italy
Sport Boxing
Event(s) Flyweight
Updated on 29 July 2012.

Vincenzo Picardi (born October 20, 1983 in Casoria) is an Italian amateur boxer best known for winning a bronze medal in the flyweight division both at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago and at the 2008 Olympics.

He failed to qualify for the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing in third place at the 3rd AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden.

At the 2006 European Championships he lost in the first round to favorite Samir Mammadov.

A year later at the 2007 World Championships he reached the semis, where he lost to Thai star Somjit Jongjohor (2:13).

At the Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics he again lost to Jongjohor.

At the 2009 Worlds in his own country he lost his first bout to a Mongolian.

He won the bronze medal at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Moscow, Russia after he lost to Misha Aloyan from Russia in the Semis.

Olympic games results[edit]

2008 (as a flyweight)

2012 (as a flyweight)

World amateur championships results[edit]

2005 (as a flyweight)

2007 (as a flyweight)