2008 lightweight Western european Amateur Boxing Champion, 2011 heavyweight World Amateur Boxing Champion, and 2012 heavyweight gold medalist in the 2012 London Olympic Games. He accomplished an Olympic yellow metal medal before turning professional which he do in past due 2013 inside a fight Felipe Romero that he earned by TKO. He in addition has taken house bronze medals in Globe Novice Championships and Western Novice Championships. He was created in Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. He got home gold in the 2012 London Video games just like Luke Campbell do within the batamweight division.