Oscar Valdez He started in high competition boxing from a very young age, and there are graphic records of him winning the gold medal at the 2004 National Olympiad in Culiacán, Mexico.
Twice Olympic fighter in Beijing 2008 and London 2012, Valdez He was a talent that quickly entered the organized sports system in Mexico. This is how he reached the 2004 National Olympiad in the 40 kilogram category.
Born in December 1990, Oscar Valdez He was 13 at the time he won gold at that National Olympiad. He is shown as a small fighter, but brave, brave and determined. He engages in the exchange with his rival, whom he manages to knock down with a powerful left hand.
His joy and that of his entire team is evident, and the little one is carried on his shoulders, after the victory.
Extensive amateur and Olympic history
It was a small prospect aiming for the highest. Four years later, he defeated the also future world champion Carlos Cuadras in the selective to attend the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then, in the 2009 amateur world championships, held in Italy, Oscar Valdez won the bronze medal, after falling in the semifinals against the future world champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko.
After winning silver at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara in 2011, Valdez he again attended an Olympic Games in London 2012, but fell in the quarterfinals. The great dream of Oscar Valdez It was left unfinished: he could never win an Olympic medal twice.