Aleksandr Lebziak

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Aleksandr Borisovich Lebziak (Russian: Александр Борисович Лебзяк, born 15 April 1969) is a Russian boxer, who won the Gold medal in the men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg) category at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He beat Rudolf Kraj in the final.

Aleksandr Lebziak
Алекса́ндр Бори́сович Лебзя́к.jpg
Personal information
Full nameАлександр Борисович Лебзяк
Nationality Russia
Born (1969-04-15) 15 April 1969 (age 51)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classLight Heavyweight
ClubCSKA Moskva, Moskva

Lebziak also won the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1997. At the 1991 World Amateur Championships he won a silver medal in the Middleweight (75 kg) category. He also triumphed at the 2000 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Tampere, Finland.

HighlightsEdit

  • 1987 Junior World Champion at Light Middleweight (Havana, Cuba)
  • 1990 Middleweight Bronze Medalist at Goodwill Games in Seattle, United States. Results were:
  • 1991 Lost to Sven Ottke (Germany) as a Middleweight at European Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1991 2nd place at Middleweight at World Championships in Sydney, Australia. Results were:
  • Represented the Unified Team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics as a Middleweight. Results were:
  • 1993 Lost to Sven Ottke (Germany) as a Middleweight at World Championships in Tampere, Finland.
  • 1993 2nd place at Middleweight in European Championships in Bursa, Turkey. Results were:
  • 1994 Bronze Medalist at Middleweight at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia. Results were:
  • 1996 3rd place in European Championships at Middleweight, held in Vejle, Denmark. Results were:
  • 1996 Represented Russia at 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, as a Middleweight. Results were:
  • 1997 World Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Budapest, Hungary. Results were:
  • 1998 European Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Minsk, Belarus. Results were:
  • 2000 European Champion at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Tampere, Finland. Results were:
  • 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist at Light Heavyweight in competition held in Sydney, Australia. Results were:

Pro careerEdit

Lebziak turned pro in 2001, fighting only one fight and retiring with a record of 1-0-0.

External linksEdit

  • Boxing record for Alexander Lebziak from BoxRec
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Aleksandr Lebzyak". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.