Islam Timurziev


Age: 32

Summary: Russian amateur boxer best known for winning the European superheavyweight title in 2006 who was regarded as the favorite at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in his weightclass as the Cubans were lacking a star in this class after Olympic champion Odlanier Solis had defected, but who was defeated by Great Britain's David Price through a knockout in the second round.

Cause of Death: Sepsis

Born: January 9, 1983

Died: August 31, 2015

Nazran, Ingushetia, Russia