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David Torosyan

Name  David Torosyan
Role  Boxer

Martial art  Boxing
Division  Lightweight
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Olympic medals  Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Flyweight
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David Torosyan (Armenian: Դավիթ Թորոսյան, born September 23, 1950 in Yerevan, Armenian SSR) is a retired Olympic medalist boxer for the Soviet Union of Armenian descent.

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Torosyan trained at Trudovye Rezervy in his hometown of Yerevan. He became well-known after winning the Soviet Youth Championships gold medal and European Junior Championships silver medal in 1970. Torosyan joined the USSR national boxing team shortly afterward.

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After joining the Soviet national boxing team, Torosyan won a bronze medal at the 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He was selected by the Soviet Olympic team to compete at the 1976 Summer Olympics. Torosyan advanced to the semifinals with relative ease, but was then controversially disqualified for a low blow. He won an Olympic bronze medal.

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Torosyan worked as a boxing coach in Armenia after retiring from his boxing career. He later emigrated to the United States, settling in Glendale, California, where he opened a gym. Torosyan coached Armenian-born American boxer Vanes Martirosyan, who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

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Olympic Games Results

1976

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Hassen Sheriff (Ethiopia) WO
  • Defeated Giovanni Camputaro (Italy) RSC 2
  • Defeated Jong Jo-Ung (North Korea) 5-0
  • Lost to Ramón Duvalón (Cuba) DQ 2
  • References

    David Torosyan Wikipedia


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