Taras Shelestyuk Ukraine

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

30 Nov 1985

Height

1.79m

Weight

69kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

BOXING

Taras Shelestyuk competed in BOXING

Did you know?

  • In London, men's bouts will take place over three rounds of three minutes each. The women's contests have four rounds of two minutes each.
  • Boxers score points for every punch they land successfully on their opponent's head or upper body.
  • A number of great champions made their name at the Olympics, including Laszlo Papp of Hungary, Cuba’s Felix Savon, and the great Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali).
  • The USA top the all-time medal table with 48 golds, ahead of their great rivals Cuba.
  • Great Britain have won 14 gold medals, including Audley Harrison's in 2000 and James DeGale's in 2008.

Head to Head

Taras Shelestyuk vs Fred Evans

Taras Shelestyuk

Taras Shelestyuk Ukraine flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.79m (5'10")

Weight

69kg

Age

29

Fred Evans

Fred Evans Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

69kg

Age

24

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