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Davit Torosyan

Full name: Davit Torosyan
Original name: Դավիթ Թորոսյան
Other name(s): David Vorontsevich Torosyan, Давид Воронцевич Торосян
Gender: Male
Height: 5'2" (158 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: September 23, 1950 in Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
Affiliations: Trudovye Rezervy Yerevan, Yerevan (ARM)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Armenian Davit Torosyan rose to fame in 1970, when he won the Soviet junior title and silver at the European Junior Championships as a flyweight. In 1973, Torosyan won his only Soviet title in flyweight, his other medals from the Soviet Championships being silvers in 1976 and 1978 and bronzes in 1974, 1975 and 1977, all in bantamweight. Torosyan also competed at the 1974 World Championships and 1976 Olympics, where he won bronzes in bantamweight at the Worlds and as a flyweight at the Olympics. After his boxing career, Torosyan worked as a boxing coach in Armenia and later emigrated to the United States, settling in Glendale, California, where he opened a gym and coached the Armenian-born American boxer Vanes Martirosyan, who competed at the 2004 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Men's Flyweight Soviet Union URS 3T Bronze

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 AC 1976-07-29 Duvalón (CUB) , Torosyan (URS)
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1976-07-27 Torosyan (URS) , Jong (PRK) decision 5 59 59 59 60 59 296
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #4 1 1976-07-23 Torosyan (URS) walkover
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #8 1 1976-07-20 Torosyan (URS) walkover
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #15 1 1976-07-18 Torosyan (URS) bye
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