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Roberto Cammarelle (born 22 March 1980) is an Italian boxer, best known for winning the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2007 (Chicago) and 2009 (Milan) as a super heavyweight and a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.[1][2] He won a silver medal in 2012 London Olympics Games, losing to Anthony Joshua, by a contested jury's decision that was unsuccessfully appealed.

Biography

Roberto Cammarelle was born in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), from Lucanian parents, his father Angelo Cammarelle is from Rionero in Vulture and his mother Giovanna Caraffa from Filiano. He is a member of the Italian State Police (Polizia di Stato).

Amateur medals

He also won a Super Heavyweight bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula, Croatia. The southpaw also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Mianyang. He is 190 cm tall and weighs 103 kg.

Amateur highlights

References

  1. ^ "Cammarelle eases to gold". Retrieved 2008-08-24. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Cammarelle crowns perfect day for Italy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 

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