Zhang Zhilei

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Name: Zhilei Zhang
Alias: Big Bang
Hometown: Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA
Birthplace: Zhoukou, China
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 198cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur career

Zhang Zhilei is a Chinese boxer best known for winning a silver medal in the Super heavyweight class at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Zhang also won a bronze medal at the world amateur championships in 2007 and 2009 at super heavyweight.

In 2003 Zhang lost in the first round of the World Championship to Polish fellow southpaw Grzegorz Kielsa 22 to 8.

At the 2004 World University Boxing Championships, he lost the final to Rustam Saidov.

At the 2005 World Championships in his home country, he beat Vugar Alekperov 20-11, before losing to eventual winner Odlanier Solis 17-7.

Zhang lost at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships to Ukrainian Vyacheslav Glazkov in the semifinals, but still qualified for the Olympics.

Olympic results

2008 (as a Super heavyweight)

2012 (as a Super heavyweight)

  • Defeated Johan Linde (Australia) RSC
  • Lost to Anthony Joshua (Great Britain) 11-15

World amateur championships results

2003 (as a Super heavyweight)

2005 (as a Super heavyweight)

  • Defeated Vugar Alekperov (Azerbaijan) 20-11
  • Lost to Odlanier Solis (Cuba) 7-17

2007 (as a Super heavyweight)

  • Defeated Nurpais Torobekov (Kyrgyzstan) RSCO 3
  • Defeated Rustam Rygebayev (Kazakhstan) 20-10
  • Defeated Daniel Beahan (Australia) KO 2
  • Lost to Vyacheslav Glazkov (Ukraine) 11-21 (placed 3rd)

2009 (as a Super heavyweight)

  • Defeated Sardor Abdullaev (Uzbekistan) 11-5
  • Defeated Erik Pfeifer (Germany) 12-8
  • Defeated Primislav Dimovski (Macedonia) 6-2
  • Lost to Roman Kapitonenko (Ukraine) 2-5 (semifinal match)

2011 (as a Super heavyweight)