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Medal record

Rudolf Kraj
Men’s Boxing
Competitor for the  Czech Republic
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney Light Heavyweight
World Amateur Championships
Bronze 2003 Bangkok Light Heavyweight

Rudolf Kraj (born December 5, 1977 in Mělník) is a Czech boxer.



He won the silver medal in the men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg) category at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He lost to Aleksandr Lebziak in the final.

He also won a bronze medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Bangkok losing to another Russian, the eventual winner Evgeny Makarenko. He won 170 out of 200 amateur matches.

Olympic Results


Kraj began his professional career in 2005 in Germany and won all his thirteen bouts in the cruiserweight division including a stoppage of Armenian Melkomian (record 20-1).

He fought Giacobbe Fragomeni for the WBC Cruiserweight title on October 24, 2008 and lost the fight by technical decision after eight rounds after and accidental headbutt earlier in the fight. His record is 14-1 with 10 knockouts.

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