Walid Cherif

Walid Cherif (born March 9, 1978) is a boxer from Tunisia, who won the gold medal in 2003 at the All-Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria.

Walid Cherif
Personal information
Full nameWalid Cherif
Nationality Tunisia
Born (1978-03-09) March 9, 1978
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Weight classLight Flyweight

He also participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native North African country. There he was beaten in the first round of the Flyweight (51 kg) division by Georgia's Nikoloz Izoria.

Cherif also competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He beat Australian Stephen Sutherland and upset 2005 world champ Lee Ok-Sung before losing 5:7 to Vincenzo Picardi in the quarterfinal. He was a member of the team that competed for Africa at the 2005 Boxing World Cup in Moscow, Russia.


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