Ruslan Kolesnikov

Ruslan Olegovic Kolesnikov (Russian: Руслан Олегович Колесников; born 24 February 2000) is a Russian amateur boxer who won gold medals at the 2017 and 2018 European Youth Championships,[1] 2018 Youth World Championships, and silver at the 2018 Youth Olympics,[2] all in the light-heavyweight division.

Ruslan Kolesnikov
Руслан Колесников
Boxing at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics – Boys' light heavyweight Victory Ceremony 42 (Ruslan Kolesnikov).jpg
Medal ceremony at 2018 Youth Olympics
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Born (2000-02-24) 24 February 2000 (age 21)
Azov, Russia
Medal record
Men's amateur boxing
Representing  Russia
Youth Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2018 Buenos Aires Light-heavyweight
Youth World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2018 Budapest Light-heavyweight
European Youth Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Antalya Light-heavyweight
Gold medal – first place 2018 Roseto Light-heavyweight


  1. ^ "AIBA Youth Women's & Men's World Championships: the men's to watch". AIBA. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Merzlyakov's KO and Gadzhimagomedov's world class performance were the highlights of Day1 at the Cologne Boxing World Cup". European Boxing Confederation. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 20 September 2020.

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