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Viktor Miroshnychenko

Full name: Viktor Volodymyrovych Miroshnychenko
Original name: Віктор Володимирович Мірошниченко
Other name(s): Viktor Vladimirovich Miroshnichenko, Виктор Владимирович Мирошниченко
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: December 1, 1959 in Donetsk, Donetsk, Ukraine
Affiliations: Dynamo Donetsk, Donetsk (UKR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Viktor Miroshnichenko won his first medal, a bronze as a flyweight, at the 1978 Soviet Championships. In 1980, Miroshnichenko won his only Soviet title and was selected for the 1980 Soviet Olympic team. At the Olympics, Miroshnichenko reached the final, where he lost to Bulgarian Petar Lesov by TKO and had to settle for a silver medal. In 1981 Miroshnichenko switched to bantamweight and won his only international title, winning the European Championship. In 1982 Miroshnichenko reached the final of the World Championships, but lost to American Floyd Favors by decision and again had to settle for a silver medal. Miroshnichenko won his last Soviet Championship medal, a bronze, in 1984 and retired from boxing after that with a record of 180 wins out of 202 bouts.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Men's Flyweight Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1980-08-02 Lesov (BUL) , Miroshnychenko (URS)
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1980-07-31 Miroshnychenko (URS) , Váradi (HUN) decision 4 59 60 59 60 60 298
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1980-07-29 Miroshnychenko (URS) , Średnicki (POL) decision 5 59 59 59 60 59 296
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #1 1 1980-07-26 Miroshnychenko (URS) , Hernández (CUB) decision 4 60 60 60 57 59 296
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #2 1 1980-07-22 Miroshnychenko (URS) bye
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