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Rated at Middleweight
Date of birth September 13, 1984 (age 26)
Place of birth Altay, Xinjiang
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)
Weight 72 kilograms (160 lb)
Kanat Islam (Chinese: 哈那提·斯拉木; pinyin: Hānàtí Sīlāmù; Kazah: قانات يسلام (Қанат Ислам or Qanat Ïsläm); born September 13, 1984 in Altay, Xinjiang) is a Chinese amateur boxer of Kazakh ancestry best known for winning bronze at welterweight at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the 2007 World Championships and the 2006 Asian Games.
1.1 Olympic games results
1.2 World amateur championships results
2 External links
At the 2004 Olympics he lost his match to Ruslan Khairov. He qualified for the Athens Games by ending up in first place at the 1st AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, PR China. In the final he defeated Aliasker Bashirov of Turkmenistan.
At the Asian Games 2006 he beat Behzodek Yunusov in round one but lost to eventual southpaw winner Bakhyt Sarsekbayev in the semis 30:37.
At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships he beat Yusunov again, then upset old foes Ruslan Khairov and Bakhyt Sarsekbayev 20:14 but lost to Non Boonjumnong 20:23 in the semis.
Silamu beat Zambian boxer, Precious Makina, in the Men's Welterweight (69 kg) Round of 32 on the second day of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Olympic games results
2004 (as a welterweight)
Defeated Sadat Tebazaalwa (Uganda) 29-17
Lost to Ruslan Khairov (Azerbaijan) 16-26
2008 (as a welterweight)
Defeated Precious Makina (Zambia) 21-4
Defeated Joseph Mulema (Cameroon) 9-4
Defeated Tureano Johnson (Bahamas) 14-4
Lost to Carlos Banteux (Cuba) 4-17
World amateur championships results
2007 (as a welterweight)
Defeated Bohzodbek Yunusov (Uzbekistan) 22-16
Defeated Gerard O'Mahony (Australia) 23-17
Defeated Ruslan Khairov (Azerbaijan) 26-6
Defeated Bakhyt Sarsekbayev (Kazakhstan) 20-14
Lost to Manon Boonjumnong (Thailand) 20-23 (won a bronze medal)