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Tony Yoka

Tony Yoka

French Olympian Boxer
Tony Yoka
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Quick Facts

Intro French Olympian Boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From France
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 28 April 1992, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Age 28 years
Family
Spouse: Estelle Mosselly
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Biography

Tony Victor James Yoka (born 28 April 1992) is a French super heavyweight amateur boxer.

Career

Yoka won the gold medal in the super heavyweight division at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. At the 2010 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships he lost the final to Filip Hrgović. In 2011 he lost at the European (Senior) Championships to Olympic Champion Roberto Cammarelle. At the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships he outpointed Jasem Delavari from Iran but was knocked out by Cuban Erislandy Savón. At the 2012 European Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament he beat three opponents before getting stopped by Magomed Omarov.

Yoka won a split decision over British boxer Joe Joyce, in the super heavyweight division, at the 2016 Olympic Games, to take the gold medal for France, having beaten Hussein Ishaish in the quarter-final, and Filip Hrgović in the semi-final.

Highlights

2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Super heavyweight Preliminary Win Ukraine Oleksandr Skoryi RSC (R2)
Semifinal Win Moldova Daniil Svaresciuc 5–0
Final Win New Zealand Joseph Parker 8–5
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