Aghasi Mammadov

Agasi Məmmədov ( born June 1, 1980 in Baku ) is a former Azerbaijani boxers. Məmmədov was bronze medalist of the 2004 Olympic Games, silver medalist at the 2001 World Championships, European Championships in 2000 and world champion in 2003.

Career

In the field of youth ( U17) Məmmədov 1996 was European champion in the light flyweight ( 48kg - ) for his native country.

In 1997 Məmmədov to Turkish citizenship and started for his new home under the name Agasi Ağagüloğlu at the World Championships, where he flyweight (-51 kg) starting already eliminated in the second round. Something similar happened to him at the European Championships in 1998, where he in the quarterfinals to Vladimir Sidorenko, Ukraine ( 5-4 ) failed. At the 1999 World Championships Məmmədov started Bantamweight (-54 kg), however, already retired from in the second round. His first victory in an international championship Məmmədov celebrated at the European Championships 2000. During the same year, he also competed in the Olympic Games. After victories with May Kangde, China ( 17:4 ), and Neomar Cermeno, Venezuela ( 11:3 ), he lost in the quarterfinals to eventual Olympic champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, Cuba ( 14:5 ).

2001 reached Məmmədov at the World Championships the final. In this he met again on Rigondeaux and had to admit defeat him again ( 30:24 ). In the same year Məmmədov won the Mediterranean Games in Tunis. With the European Championships in 2002 Məmmədov returned to his homeland and took back to the Azerbaijani citizenship. The championships ended for him, however, in the quarter- finals. Things went better for Məmmədov at the World Championships in 2003. In the second round, he celebrated a sensational victory over Rigondeaux ( 16:13 ) and that was for him the way to the world title free. In the semifinals, he beat Detelin Dalakliew, Bulgaria ( 21:15 ), and in the final Gennady Kovalev, Russia ( 17:8 ). The taking place in the following year the Olympic Games in Athens thus Məmmədov went into the race as favorite. After victories over Joel Brunker, Australia ( RSC 3 ), Dalakliew ( 35:16 ), and Maxim Tretyak, Ukraine ( 32:12 ), but he bowed out to eventual silver medalist Worapoj Petchkoom, Thailand ( 27:19 ) from and thus won an Olympic bronze medal.

Source

  • Amateur- boxing.strefa.pl
  • Boxer ( Azerbaijan)
  • Boxer ( Turkey)
  • World Champion (boxes)
  • Olympian (Azerbaijan )
  • Olympian (Turkey)
  • Born in 1980
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