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Utkirbek Haydarov (Уткирбек Хайдаров; born January 25, 1974 in Andijon) is an Uzbekistani boxer who competed in the light heavyweight (81 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal.

Utkirbek Khaydarov
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Personal information
Full nameУткирбек Хайдаров
Nationality Uzbekistan
Born (1974-01-25) January 25, 1974 (age 45)
Andijon, Uzbekistan
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classMiddleweight, Light heavyweight
ClubDynamo

CareerEdit

The aggressive southpaw won the middleweight world title six years earlier in Houston but lost his first match at the Olympics 2000 and moved up in weight.

He qualified for the 2004 Athens Games by ending up in first place in the 2nd AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Karachi, Pakistan. In the final he defeated Turkmenistan's Shokhrat Kurbanov. At light heavyweight he also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Mianyang, People's Republic of China after having

Olympic resultsEdit

2000 (as a middleweight)

2004 (as a Light heavyweight)

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