Adilbek Niyazymbetov

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Use dmy dates Template:Infobox sportsperson Adilbek Sabituly Niyazymbetov (Template:Lang-kz; born 19 May 1989)[1] is an Uzbekistani-born amateur light-heavyweight boxer who competes for Kazakhstan. He won silver medals at the world championships in 2011 and 2013 and at the Summer Olympics in 2012 and 2016.


At the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships he qualified for the Olympics by winning silver. He beat Jeysson Monroy, Meng Fanlong and Elshod Rasulov but lost the final to Cuban Julio César la Cruz.

At the 2012 Olympics (results) he beat Carlos Góngora from Ecuador, Iranian Ehsan Rouzbahani 13–10, Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk 13:13 countback before losing the final to Russian favorite Egor Mekhontsev 15:15 countback.


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