Vyacheslav Yanovskiy

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Vyacheslav Yanovskiy
Medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Light Welterweight
European Amateur Championships
Silver medal – second place 1987 Turin Light Welterweight
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Budapest Light Welterweight

Vyacheslav Evgenevich Yanovskiy (Russian: Вячеслав Евгеньевич Яновский sometimes spelt Viatcheslav Ianovski, born August 24, 1957 in Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Belarusian boxer who won a Light Welterweight Gold Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics for the USSR. He began boxing at age 13. In 1988 he became the Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. During his amateur career he trained at Dynamo in Vitebsk.

Olympic results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Yanovskiy turned professional in 1990 and did not lose in his first 26 fights. In 1995 he was KO'd by journeyman Edwin Murillo and retired in 1997 with a career record of 30-1-1.

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