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Pyotr Zayev

Full name: Pyotr Ivanovich Zayev
Original name: Пётр Иванович Заев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (179 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: July 26, 1953 in Ssyokli, Lipetsk, Russia
Affiliations: Central Sport Klub Armee (CSKA)/Dynamo Lipetsk
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Pyotr Zayev won his first medal at the Soviet Championships, a silver in heavyweight in 1973 and in all, Zayev won two Soviet heavyweight titles (1975, 1980) and three silvers (1973, 1976-77) at the Soviet Championships. Zayev never competed at the World or European Championships. His only international tournament was the 1980 Olympic Games, where he lost in the final to the legendary Cuban boxer Teófilo Stevenson and had to settle for a silver medal. During and after his boxing career, Zayev served in the Soviet Army, eventually reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Boxing Men's Heavyweight Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1980-08-02 Stevenson (CUB) , Zayev (URS) 1 58 58 59 57 58 290
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1980-07-31 Zayev (URS) , Fanghänel (GDR) 5 59 59 59 60 59 296 decision
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1980-07-29 Zayev (URS) , Damiani (ITA) 5 59 60 60 60 59+ 298 decision
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Boxing Soviet Union URS Round One Match #7 1 1980-07-25 Zayev (URS) , Salihu (YUG) 5 60 60 60 60 60 300 decision