Georgy Ruslanovich Balakshin (Russian: Георгий Русланович Балакшин; born March 6, 1980 in Antonovka, near Nyurba, Sakha Republic) is an Olympic boxer from Russia best known for winning the European title three times.
|Full name||Георгий Русланович Балакшин|
|Born||March 6, 1980|
Antonovka, Sakha Republic, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||51 kg (112 lb)|
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.
At the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships he won silver.
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 resultsEdit
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)
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