Alexander Maletin

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Alexander Maletin
Medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Russia
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Lightweight
World Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Budapest Lightweight
Silver medal – second place 2003 Bangkok Light Welterweight
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Belfast Lightweight
European Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Tampere Lightweight
Gold medal – first place 2002 Perm Lightweight
Gold medal – first place 2004 Pula Light Welterweight

Alexandr Ivanovich Maletin (Russian: Александр Иванович Малетин; born February 6, 1975) is a boxer from Russia best known to win the lightweight world championships 1997.


Maletin won the bronze medal in the lightweight division (– 57 kg) at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He beat Makhach Nuridinov (Azerbaijan) 14–5, Patrick Lopez (Venezuela) RSC 3 and Selim Palyani (Turkey) RSC 4. In the semifinals, he was defeated by eventual gold medalist southpaw Mario Kindelán from Cuba 15–27. In 2002, he became European champion by besting Boris Georgiev.

Light Welterweight

He beat Manus Boonjumnong 34:16 in 2003 but controversially[citation needed] lost the World championships final 2003 against French southpaw Willy Blain. Maletin also represented his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he defeated Saleh Khoulef (Egypt) RSC 3 (0:10) and lost again to Willy Blain (France) 20–28.

Olympic results





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