Yakup Kılıç

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Yakup Kılıç
Personal information
Full nameYakup Kılıç
Nationality Turkey
Born (1986-07-13) July 13, 1986 (age 32)
Elazığ, Eastern Anatolia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classFeatherweight
ClubFenerbahçe SK, Istanbul

Yakup Kılıç (born July 13, 1986) is a Turkish boxer in the featherweight (57 kg) discipline. He is member of Istanbul Fenerbahçe Boxing Club.[1]

Career[edit]

Kılıç participated at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almería, Spain and won bronze medal. He boxed another bronze medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games in Pescara, Italy.

At the European Championships 2006 he lost his first bout against Irish Eric Donovan 29:33.

At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships held in Chicago, USA, he won a bronze medal and qualified for the 2008 Olympics. He did so by beating Arash Usmanee of Canada by a slim one point margin 20-19.[2]

At the Olympics 2008 he lost his semifinal to Vasyl Lomachenko and won Bronze.

Olympic Games results[edit]

2008 (as a featherweight)

World Championships results[edit]

2005 (as a featherweight)

2007 (as a featherweight)

References[edit]