Yosvany Veitía

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Yosvany Veitía
Personal information
Full nameYosvany Veitía Soto
Born (1992-03-12) March 12, 1992 (age 28)
Caibarién, Villa Clara, Cuba
Country Cuba
Event(s)Light Flyweight
Coached byRolando Acebal

Yosvany Veitía Soto (also spelled Yosbany, born 12 March 1992) is a Cuban amateur boxer in the light flyweight division who competed at the 2012 Olympics.[1] He is a southpaw.[2]


At the 2010 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships he won Bronze.

At the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships (results) he beat Birzhan Zhakypov and two unknowns but was stopped by Mongolian defending champion Pürevdorjiin Serdamba. At the 2011 Pan American Games (results) he lost the final to local Joselito Velazquez.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics (results) he beat Australian Billy Ward 26:4, then lost to eventual winner Zou Shiming 10:13.

He also holds two notable wins over Naoya Inoue, the world's second best active boxer, pound for pound.


  1. ^ "Yosvany Veitía, segundo boxeador cubano eliminado en boxeo olímpico". Cubaencuentro.com (in Spanish). 2012-08-04.
  2. ^ "Yosvany Veitía Soto". EcuRed.cu (in Spanish).

External links[edit]