Hocine Soltani

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Hocine Soltani
Rated at60 kilograms (130 lb)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Nationality Algeria
Born(1972-12-27)December 27, 1972
Thénia, Boumerdès
DiedMarch 1, 2002(2002-03-01) (aged 29)
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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sports references. "Hocine Soltani Biography". Archived from the original on 20 January 2009. Retrieved 20 July 2012.