- Washington Silva
Washington Luís da Silva (b. February 05 or 25,
1978in São Paulo) is a Brazilian amateur boxer best known to participate in the 2004 Olympics and qualifying for 2008 at light-heavyweight. He is the uncle of Hamilton Venturabut only five years older.
=Career= Whashington silva is a good fighter but is not only best fighter in brazil disputed position nunber 1 for alexsandro cardoso in Light heavyweight brasilian position silvas won(2x 0 )for carodoso is clalifing for championship panamerican gamesAt the 2003 PanAm Games he lost to
Argenis Casimiro Núñez.
2004 he qualified for the Olympics but lost in the first round 22:27 to
Ali Ismayilov, see Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Light heavyweight.
At the 2005 World Championships he almost medaled when he lost his quarterfinal to
Artak Malumyanonly on countback.
At the 2007 PanAm Games in his native Brazil he lost in the quarterfinal to
At the 2008 Olympic qualifier in Trinidad he lost to Puerto Rico's
Carlos Negronbut upset Christopher Downs for the third qualifying spot.In Beijing he defeated Azea Augustamaand Bastir Samirthen he was shut out by Irish Kenneth Egan.
* [http://esporte.uol.com.br/olimpiadas/brasileiros/boxe/washingtonsilva.jhtm Brazilian article, data]
* [http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/athens2004/bra/Washington+Silva/1719032 Yahoo]
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