Niazov, Shlomo : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Niazov, Shlomo

Sport:
boxing

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1984

Olympic Info:
A member of the Israeli boxing team at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Shlomo competed in the lightweight division, losing his only bout. In the first round, he fell to Asif Kamran Dar of Pakistan in a 5-0 decision.

Career Highlights:
After competing in the Olympics, Niazov turned professional and fought twice in Atlantic City in 1986. In June, he was knocked out in the fourth round by Bryant Paden. Three months later, Shlomo defeated Craig Snyder on a second-round technical knockout.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
Israel


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References:
Jewish Sports Review, September/October 2001 issue (Volume 3, Number 1, Issue 25)


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