Atagun Yalcinkaya

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Name: Atagun Yalcinkaya
Born: 1986-12-14
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Nationality: Turkish
Hometown: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 5′ 6″   /   168cm
Boxing Record: click


Atag?n Yal??nkaya (born on December 14, 1986), is a Turkish boxer in the flyweight (51 kg) category.

He competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and, won silver medal for Turkey on August 29, 2004; losing in the final to Yan Barthelemy of Cuba by decision, 21-16. With his age of 17, he was the youngest medal-winning sportsman in Turkish Olympic history.

Yal??nkaya, 1.65 m tall, is a member of Fenerbah?e SK and is coached by Enver Yilmaz.

His achievements:

  • 2003 1st place in Balaton Tournament in Hungary,
  • 2003 European champion in Lithuania,
  • 2003 3rd place in Green Hill Cup, Pakistan,
  • 2003 1st place in European Students Boxing championship, Italy,
  • 2004 2nd place in Olympics qualifications in Azerbaijan.

Olympic results

World Amateur championships

2005 (Mianyang, China, as a flyweight)

This article borrows from the Wikipedia article on this subject: Atag?n Yal??nkaya

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