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Andriy Fedchuk

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAndriy Vasylovych•Fedchuk
Used nameAndriy•Fedchuk
Original nameАндрій Васильович•Федчук
Born12 January 1980 in Kolomiya, Ivano-Frankivsk (UKR)
Died15 November 2009 in Kosiv, Ivano-Frankivsk (UKR)
Measurements184 cm / 81 kg
AffiliationsDynamo-Ukraïna Kolomiya, Kolomiya (UKR)
NOC Ukraine

Biography

Andriy Fedchuk’s first biggest achievement was a bronze medal at the 1998 World Junior Championships. His next mayor tournament was at the 2000 Olympic Games, where in spite of the impressive first rounds he lost to Czekh Rudi Kraj in semi-final and had to settle with a bronze medal. Fedchuk’s next international tournament was at the 2003 World Amateur Championships, where he lost in the third round. Next Fedchuk competed at the 2004 European Championships, where he lost to the eventual silver medalist Croatian Marijo Šivolija-Jelica in semi-final and won his third bronze from the international championships. At the 2004 Olympics Fedchuk lost in the second round and after losing in the first round of the 2005 World Amateur Championships Fedchuk decided to retire from boxing instead of turning pro. He started to study business at the university and at the time of the death he was member of his hometown Kolomiya’s city council. On November 15, 2009, Fedchuk celebrated his old coach’s birthday out of town and while driving to home in the evening he lost a control of his car and crashed to the wall in village Stopchativ near Kolomiya. Fedchuk and other two passanger of his car, his coach Ivan Danilishin and his son were heavily injured and were taken to the Kosiv Central Hospital where Fedchuk died to the injuries.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2000 Summer Olympics Boxing UKR Andriy Fedchuk
Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze
2004 Summer Olympics Boxing UKR Andriy Fedchuk
Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) =9