Marijo Šivolija

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Marijo Šivolija-Jelica (born 29 June 1981 in Omišalj) is a Croatian amateur boxer and two-time Olympian best known to medal repeatedly in international competition at light heavyweight.

He also manages heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori.

In 2003 he won a silver medal at the European Championships.

In Athens at the Olympics 2004 he was upset in the first round by Edgar Muñoz.

In 2005 he won a silver medal at the World Championships where he beat Armenian Artak Malumyan 20:10 in the semis but was defeated in the final by Kazakh Yerdos Dzhanabergenov 12:27.

At the Euros he was upset early by Frenchman Mamadou Diambang 23:27.

In 2007 at the World Championships he lost to eventual winner Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinals 6:17.

At the Olympics 2008 he lost his second match to Dzhakhon Kurbanov 1:8.

This page was last edited on 22 May 2018, at 07:04 (UTC).
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