Orthodox boxer known for his pressing design; received light welterweight bronze in the 2008 Olympics and light welterweight platinum in the 2005 Mediterranean Video games. He was raised in Pont-Audemer, France. He was around the dropping end of a set of controversial decisions in both 2008 and 2012 Olympics. His sibling Adriani Vastine also became a specialist boxer. British southpaw Wayne Degale competed in the same 2008 Olympics, earning platinum in the middleweight competition.