Vasyly Lomachenko boxer, world champion of the WBO featherweight title and second featherweight title.
Place of birth, education. Born in Belgorod-Dniester, Odessa region 17.02.1988. He graduated from South Ukrainian Pedagogical University im.Ushinskogo. First coach – Anatoly Lomachenko, Joseph Katz.
Regalia and achievements.
Honored Master of Sports.
World Cup 2006 for juniors – 1st place.
2007 World Cup – 2nd place.
Champion of XXIX Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. In the semifinals, he defeated the Turkish boxer Yakup Kilic with a score of 10: 1. In the final bout of the Ukrainian struck by knockout in the first round Hedafi Dzhelhira from France.
European Championship 2008 – the 1st place. In the final, he defeated on points (7: 1) Russian citizen Araik Ambartsumova. Lomachenko recognized as the best boxer of the tournament.
Recognized as the best sportsman of 2008 in Ukraine.
Two days later, after winning medals Vasyly Lomachenko received the Val Barker Cup as the best boxer of the 2008 Olympics. Barker Cup was founded in 1934 in honor of the outstanding boxer of Great Britain, President of the International Amateur Boxing Association. Cup itself is made in the form of a half-meter silver bowl with a cast figure of a boxer on the cover. Played at the Olympic Games and is presented to the technically boxer of the tournament.
Gold medal 2009 World Championship. In the final battle won by Sergey Vodopiyanov Russians with a score of 12: 1.
Recognized as the best boxer of the world 2009 – regardless of weight classes according to the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA). This title he shared with the Italian Valentino.
The best sportsman of Ukraine in 2009.
2010 Vasyly Lomachenko missed all tournaments because of injury.
2011, he defended the title of world champion and won the license for the Olympic Games in London (2012).
2012 – after winning a second Olympic gold medal at the London Olympic Games has signed a contract with the semi-professional team of Ukrainian chieftains, for which, according to him, he came up with the name. She won first place in the individual ranking of WSB in the category up to 61 kg.
2013 – moved to the professionals in the United States by signing a contract with one of the largest in the world promoting companies Top Rank.
In June 2016 Vasyly Lomachenko made his debut in his new weight class – featherweight second (up to 59 kg), while setting a record for the world title conquest rate in the two divisions. Knocking out champion WBO world champion Roman Martinez this, Lomachenko joined the collection of the second championship title in a different weight category. To achieve this, the Ukrainian had seven fights in the professional ring – less than anyone in the history of boxing.
Family status. He is married and has a son and a daughter. Godfather’s son Vasily – boxer Alexander Usik.
Hobby. Books, cars, hockey, fishing.
Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko in 2016 in record time, won the WBO world title, and then defended it, has been named the best boxer in the world.
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