Andrey Balanov

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Andrey Vladimirovich Balanov (Russian: Андрей Владимирович Баланов) (April 27, 1976 in Podolsk) is a Russian amateur boxer best known for winning the European title in 2006 at welterweight and being part of the Russian 2005 team at the Boxing World Cup.

Amateur career

In 2005 he was part of the Russian team that won the 2005 Boxing World Cup.

At the world championships 2005 he exited early against eventual Cuban winner Erislandy Lara.

At the Euros 2006 he beat Oleksandr Stretsky from Ukraine in the semifinals and Bulgarian Spas Genov in the final 30-12.

2007 at the World championships he again beat Olexandr Stretskiy but was upset by Thai Non Boonjumnong.

At the first Olympic qualifier he was upset by English boxer Billy Joe Saunders, at the second he lost to Frenchman Jaoid Chiguer but barely qualified by defeating Samuel Matevosyan.

World amateur championships results

2005 (as a welterweight)

2007 (as a welterweight)

Olympic results

2008