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Nationality  Russia
Name  Georgy Balakshin
Martial art  Boxing
Club  Dynamo, Yakutsk
Weight  51 kg

Rated at  Flyweight
Height  1.61 m
Sport  Boxing
Role  Boxer
Division  Lightweight
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Full name  Georgii Ruslanovich Balakshin
Born  March 6, 1980 (age 35) (1980-03-06) Antonovka, Sakha Republic
Olympic medals  Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Flyweight
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Georgy Ruslanovich Balakshin (Russian: Георгий Русланович Балакшин; born March 6, 1980 in Antonovka, near Nyurba, Sakha Republic) is an amateur boxer from Russia best known for winning the European title three times.


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Balakshin won the gold medal 2002 and defended the crown at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula. He participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native European country. There he was stopped in the quarterfinals of the Flyweight (51 kg) division by Cuba's eventual winner Yuriorkis Gamboa Toledano.

In 2005 he was part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Boxing World Cup.

2006 he once again won the European title. At the World championships 2007 he beat Frenchman Jérôme Thomas but lost to eventual winner Rau'shee Warren.

At the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships he won silver.

Olympic results

2004 (as a flyweight)

  • Defeated Bonyx Yusak Saweho (Indonesia) 26-19
  • Defeated Mirzhan Rakhimzhanov (Kazakhstan) 29-20
  • Lost to Yuriorkis Gamboa (Cuba) 18-26
  • 2008 (as a flyweight)

  • 1st round bye
  • Defeated Mirat Sarsembayev (Kazakhstan) 12-4
  • Defeated Jitender Kumar (India) 15-11
  • Lost to Andry Laffita (Cuba) 8-9
  • World amateur championships results

    2003 (as a flyweight)

  • Defeated Akhil Kumar (India) 26-16
  • Defeated Hermensen Ballo (Indonesia) 22-8
  • Lost to Alexander Vladimirov (Bulgaria) 24-33
  • 2005 (as a flyweight)

  • Defeated Bradley Hore (Australia) 25-11
  • Defeated Atagun Yalcinkaya (Turkey) 36-15
  • Lost to Rau'shee Warren (United States) 21-31
  • 2007 (as a flyweight)

  • Defeated Jérôme Thomas (France) 25-11
  • Defeated Nurlan Aydarbek Ulu (Kyrgyzstan) RSCI 3
  • Defeated Jitender Kumar (India) 14-9
  • Lost to Rau'shee Warren (United States) 13-23
  • References

    Georgy Balakshin Wikipedia

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