Lázaro Álvarez

Lázaro Jorge Álvarez Estrada (born 28 January 1991) is a Cuban amateur boxer who won the world title in 2011, 2013 and 2015. He also won gold medals at the 2011, 2015, and 2019 Pan American Games and bronze medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. He is a southpaw.

Lázaro Álvarez
Lázaro Álvarez Rio2016.jpg
Álvarez at the 2016 Olympics
Weight(s)60 kg (132 lb)
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Born (1991-01-28) 28 January 1991 (age 29)
Pinar del Río, Cuba
Boxing record[1]
Total fights190
Wins by KO13
No contests0


In the final of 2011 World Championships, he beat Luke Campbell from England after 3 rounds with 14–10 final score.[2][3]

Later that year he also won the 2011 Pan American title (results) vs Mexican Oscar Valdez.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics (results) he beat American Joseph Diaz and Robenílson Vieira but lost to Irish John Joe Nevin 14-19 and won Bronze.

He won the bronze medal at the men's lightweight event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ "Boxing record for Lázaro Álvarez". BoxRec.
  2. ^ "British duo Andrew Selby and Luke Campbell win world boxing silver". guardian.co.uk. 8 October 2011. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  3. ^ "WORLD BOXING: Britain forced to settle for three silvers in Baku". epost.co.uk. 8 October 2011. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Lazaro Jorge Alvarez". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016.

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