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Born on February 17, 1988, Belgorod-Dnestrovsky, Odessa region, USSR (Ukraine) - Ukrainian professional boxer.
He started boxing in childhood. The first fight in the amateur ring was held in 1994 at the age of 6 at the international tournament "Hope". He won the fight, but a draw was officially counted, so as not to upset the older opponent. Then there were many championships of the city, region and country, in all of which Lomachenko came out the winner.
The first major achievement in the amateur ring - at the age of 16 he won the national championship. In the same year he took gold at the European Championship among cadets (under 16 years old) in the weight category up to 46 kg. He also received the cup there as the best boxer in the European championship.
In 2005 he won the championship of Ukraine among adults in the weight category of 53 kg.
Vasily Lomachenko two-time Olympic champion in 2008 and 2012, two-time world champion in 2009 and 2011, European champion in 2008, world champion among juniors 2006, European champion among cadets in 2004, multiple champion of Ukraine. Val Barker Cup Winner, Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine. The most titled boxer in Ukraine.
Considered one of the strongest and most technical boxers in the history of amateur boxing. In the amateur ring, he controversially lost only one fight in the 2007 World Cup final - to Albert Selimov, but managed to take revenge twice, the first time at the Olympic Games in 2008, and the second time in the WSB semi-professional league in 2013.
WBO World Featherweight Champion (2014-2016), WBO 2nd Featherweight Champion (2016-2018), WBA Lightweight Champion, WBO, The Ring Magazine (2018) and WBC (2019 ). He repeated the record of 39 years ago, becoming in 2014 the second boxer who managed to win the world title in the third fight in the professional ring, set the record by winning the world title in the second weight category for the minimum number of fights held (in the 7th fight), and also set a record by winning the world title in the third weight category for the minimum number of fights held (in the 12th fight).
On December 25, 2016, Vasily Lomachenko was named the best boxer of 2016 according to the HBO TV channel and the authoritative boxing portal World Boxing News. In 2017 he was named "Boxer of the Year" by The Ring magazine, HBO TV channel.
According to the authoritative magazine The Ring, he took first place in the ranking of the best boxers regardless of the weight category (2018-2019), according to the ESPN TV channel, he topped the pound for pound list, becoming the best boxer in the world, regardless of the weight category.