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Viktor Demyanenko

Full name: Viktor Leonidovich Demyanenko
Original name: Виктор Леонидович Демяненко
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: August 26, 1958 in Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Affiliations: Dynamo Almaty, Almaty (KAZ)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Viktor Demyanenko won his first Soviet Championship medal, a silver in featherweight, in 1978. The next year, Demyanenko switched to lightweight, and won his first Soviet title and also won gold at the European Championships and the World Cup. In 1980 Demyanenko won his second Soviet title, but at the Olympic Games, lost unexpectedly to Cuban Angel Herrera by TKO in the final and had to settle for a silver. At the 1983 European Championships Demyanenko took bronze, losing to Bulgarian Emil Chuprenski in the semi-final and took his last Soviet title in 1983. In 1984, Demyanenko won his last medal, a bronze, at the Soviet Championships and retired from boxing after that with a record of 267 wins out of 290 bouts. Later Demyanenko worked as a president of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Men's Lightweight Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R T JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1980-08-02 Herrera (CUB) , Demyanenko (URS)
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1980-07-31 Demyanenko (URS) , Nowakowski (GDR) referee stops contest 1 2:08
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1980-07-29 Demyanenko (URS) , Lesov (BUL) decision 5 60 60 59 60 60 299
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #4 1 1980-07-25 Demyanenko (URS) , Jong (PRK) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #8 1 1980-07-20 Demyanenko (URS) , Bangura (SLE) disqualified 2 2:01
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