Lázaro Álvarez

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Name: Lazaro Alvarez
Birth Name: Lazaro Jorge Alvarez Estrada
Hometown: Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Birthplace: Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Height: 165cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Lázaro Álvarez Estrada (born 28 January 1991) is a Cuban amateur boxer. Álvarez won the gold medal at Bantamweight division at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku, and the 2013 World Amateur championship as a lightweight in Alamaty. He is a southpaw.

Career

In the final of 2011 World Championships, he beat Luke Campbell from England after 3 rounds with 14–10 final score. Later that year he also won the 2011 Pan American title (results) vs Mexican Oscar Valdez. At the 2012 Summer Olympics (results) he beat American Joseph Diaz and Robenílson Vieira but lost to Irish John Joe Nevin 14-19 and won Bronze. In 2013, Alvarez captured his second world championship, this time in the lightweight class, in the competition held in Almaty.

Olympic games results

2012 (as a bantamweight)

2016 (as a lightweight)

World amateur championship results

2011 (as a bantamweight)

2013 (as a lightweight)

2015 (as a lightweight)