Name: Anthony Yigit
Born: 1991-09-01 (Age:23)
Birthplace: Farsta, Sweden
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Boxing Record: click
Represented Sweden at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain, boxing as a Light Welterweight (64 kg):
- Round 1/16 - Defeated Francisco Vargas (Puerto Rico) 13-9
- Round 1/8 - Lost to Denis Berinchik (Ukraine) 23-24
Other Amateur Highlights
2009 European Youth Championships participant in Szczecin, Poland at 60 kg.
2010 Turkish Prime Ministry Tournament Bronze medalist in Ankara, Turkey at 64 kg.
- Defeated Yasin Colakoglu (Turkey) 5-0
- Defeated Romal Amanov (Azerbaijan) +4-4
- Defeated Mohamed Elmechhabi (Morocco) +2-2
- Lost to Yakup Sener (Turkey) 0-1
2010 European Championships quarter-finalist in Moscow, Russia at 64 kg.
2011 European Championships quarter-finalist in Istanbul, Turkey at 64 kg.
- Defeated Stipan Prtenjaca (Croatia) 24-9
- Defeated Chabane Fehim (France) 17-15
- Lost to Gaybatulla Hajialiyev (Azerbaijan) 14-18
2011 World Championships participant in Baku, Azerbaijan at 64 kg.
- Defeated Sang-Hyuk Park (South Korea) 29-11
- Defeated Mohamed Elmechhabi (Morocco) 18-10
- Lost to Everton Lopes (Brazil) 10-22 (qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games)
2011 Olympic Test Event Silver medalist in London, England at 64 kg.
- Defeated Avak Uzlyan (Russia) 17-15
- Defeated Dario Vangeli (Italy) 10-6
- Lost to Josh Taylor (Scotland) 14-15
2012 Nordic Championships Gold medalist in Stockholm, Sweden at 64 kg.
2012 Giraldo Cordova Cardin Tournament Silver medalist in Havana, Cuba at 64 kg.