Vazik Kazarian

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Vazik Kazarian
Personal information
Born (1937-05-04) 4 May 1937 (age 81)
Bahmanshir, Khuzestan
Sport Boxing

Vazik Kazarian aka Vazik Ghazarian (Armenian: Վազիկ Ղազարեան; Persian: وازیک قازاریان‎, born 4 May 1937 Bahmanshir, Khuzestan, Iran) was an Iranian Armenian boxer [1] who became a member of Iran senior national Boxing team in 1956, and was also a member of Tehran Taj Club. He participated as a member of the Iranian boxers at the 1958 Asian Games, in the Light-welterweight division,[2][3] and also at the 1960 Summer Olympics, in the Light-welterweight division.[1][4] In Tokyo 1958, Kazarian reached the final of the Light-welterweight division after defeating Sueb Chundakowsolaya from Thailand, on points in the semifinal, and eventually won the silver medal of the 63.5 kg boxing division, after losing on points to Shigemasa Kawakami from Japan in the final.[5][6] He retired from championship boxing and the Iranian national boxing team, after returning from the 1960 Summer Olympics.


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