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Roberto Cammarelle
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Roberto Cammarelle with the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano

Personal information
Full name: Roberto Cammarelle
Nationality:  Italy
Rated at: Super Heavyweight
Date of birth: July 30, 1980 (1980-07-30) (age 29)
Place of birth: Milan, Italy
Height: 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight: 103 kilograms (230 lb)

Roberto Cammarelle (born July 30, 1980 in Milan) is an Italian boxer, best known for winning the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2007 (Chicago) and 2009 (Milan) as a super heavyweight and a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing[1][2].



His parents are lucanian, his father Angelo Cammarelle is from Rionero in Vulture and his mother Giovanna Caraffa from Filiano; they emigrated in Cinisello Balsamo (Milan) before his birth. Roberto Cammarelle is an officer in the Italian State Police (Polizia di Stato).

Amateur medals

He also won a Super Heavyweight bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Pula, Croatia. The southpaw also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Mianyang. He is 190 cm tall and weighs 103 kg.


Amateur Highlights

  • Italian Heavyweight Champion 2000/2001, Italian Super Heavyweight Champion 2002-2007
  • 1998 competed as a Heavyweight at the Junior World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2002 2nd place at the European Championships in Perm, Russia as a Superheavyweight
    • Defeated Peter Yatsura (Slovakia) PTS
    • Defeated Gaga Bolkvadze (Georgia) PTS
    • Defeated Artyom Tsarikov (Ukraine) PTS
    • Lost to Alexander Povetkin (Russia) PTS
  • 2002 2nd place at the Military World Championships in Curragh, Ireland
  • 2004 2nd place at the European Championships in Pula, Croatia
  • 2004 won the Military World Championships in Fort Huachcua, United States
  • 2004 3rd place at the Athens Olympics.
  • 2005 3rd place at the World Championships in Mianyang, PR China
  • 2006 competed at the European Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    • Defeated Modo Sallah (Sweden) DSQ-3
    • Lost to Islam Timurziev (Russia) PTS (21-36)
  • 2007 won the World Championships in Chicago, USA
  • 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • 2009 won the World Championships in Milan, Italy



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