Hocine Soltani

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Hocine Soltani
Statistics
Rated at 60 kilograms (130 lb)
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Nationality  Algeria
Birth date December 27, 1972(1972-12-27)
Birth place Thénia, Boumerdès
Death date March 1, 2002(2002-03-01) (aged 29)
Death place Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône

Hocine Soltani (December 27, 1972 in Thenia – March 1, 2002 in Marseille) was a boxer from Algeria. He won two Olympic medals.[1] In 1992 he was third in the featherweight division (54–57 kg). At the 1996 Summer Olympics he won a gold medal in lightweight.

Hocine became a professional boxer in 1998. He only fought four times, winning each time. He quit boxing in 2000. Soltani disappeared in March 2002. His body was found near Marseille, France in September 2004.

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