Name: Jhonatan Romero
Birth Name: Jhonatan Eccehomo Romero Preciado
Born: 1986-12-14 (Age:28)
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia
Hometown: Cali, Colombia
Height: 5′ 9″ / 175cm
Reach: 68½″ / 174cm
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Became the first boxer from the 2008 Olympics to capture a major world title.
Olympic Games results
Romero represented Colombia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, boxing as a Bantamweight (54 kg).
- Round of 32 - Lost to Hicham Mesbahi (Morocco) 3-11
World Championships results
2007 Quarter-finalist in Chicago, United States (as a Bantamweight).
- Defeated Khavazhy Khatsyhau (Belarus) 16-6
- Defeated Claudio Marrero (Dominican Republic) 19-3
- Lost to McJoe Arroyo (Puerto Rico) 9-23
Other Amateur results
2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Bronze medalist in Cartagena, Colombia (as a Bantamweight).
2008 Pan American Championships Gold medalist in Cuenca, Ecuador (as a Bantamweight).
Titles Held Professional
- Colombian featherweight title (2010)