Roberto Cammarelle

Roberto Cammarelle (born 22 March 1980) is an Italian amateur boxer, best known for winning the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2007 (Chicago) and 2009 (Milan) as a super heavyweight and a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.[2][3] He won a silver medal in 2012 London Olympic Games, losing to Anthony Joshua.

Roberto Cammarelle
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Roberto Cammarelle with the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano
Personal information
Full nameRoberto Cammarelle
NationalityItaly Italian
Born (1980-03-22) March 22, 1980 (age 42)
Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight103 kg (227 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classSuper Heavyweight
ClubFiamme Oro[1]

BiographyEdit

Roberto Cammarelle was born in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), from Lucanian parents, his father Angelo Cammarelle is from Rionero in Vulture and his mother Giovanna Caraffa from Filiano. He is a member of the Italian State Police.

Amateur medalsEdit

He also won a Super Heavyweight bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula, Croatia. The southpaw also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Mianyang. He is 190 cm tall and weighs 103 kg.

Amateur highlightsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fiamme Oro discipline sportive - Pugilato" (in Italian). poliziadistato.it. Retrieved 14 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Cammarelle eases to gold". Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
  3. ^ "Cammarelle crowns perfect day for Italy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-09-12.

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