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 Last update:  1/3/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Yuri Alexandrov, Top Russian Amateur, Passes Away
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Former world amateur boxing champion Yuri Alexandrov has died at the age of 50, the Russian Boxing Federation revealed.

The 1982 world featherweight champion died Tuesday, the federation said in a website statement, without specifying a cause of death.

As well as his world title, Alexandrov was European champion at bantamweight in 1983, before picking up a world bronze at the same weight a year later. He was also a four-time Soviet champion.

In 1989, Alexandrov launched a professional career, but lost three of his five fights and retired in 1992.

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comment by Rip Chudd, on 01-03-2013
In Soviet Russia championship wins you! No but seriously Rest in peace champ.

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