Mohamed Hikal (born January 10, 1979) is an Egyptian boxer. He won the bronze medal in the men's middleweight division (75 kg) at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He competed in four Olympic Games from 2000-2012.

Mohamed Hikal
Personal information
Full nameMohamed Abdel Mawgoud Hikal
Nationality Egypt
Born (1979-01-10) January 10, 1979 (age 41)
Gharbiya -zefta, dahtora-elassasy street
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classMiddleweight

CareerEdit

Hikal won the gold medal in the welterweight division at the 2003 All-Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria.

He also participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native North African country. There, Hikal was defeated in the second round of the welterweight (69 kg) division by Russia's eventual bronze medalist, Oleg Saitov.

Hikal subsequently moved up to middleweight, and later managed to upset defending world champion Gennady Golovkin and win the bronze medal in the middleweight (75 kg) division at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

At the 2008 Olympics, he lost his first bout to James DeGale. At the 2012 Olympics he lost in the first round to Soltan Migitinov.

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