A Ukrainian professional boxer Vasyl Lomachenko is presently WBO Featherweight champion. He also won the silver medal as an amateur at the 2007 World Championships, the gold at 2009 as well as 2011 World Championships. In addition to that, he also won the gold at both 2008 and 2012 Olympics. It was in the year 2013 when he turned professional signing with the Top Rank of Bob Arum. He was grown up in Ukraine by playing hockey.
A native of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, Vasyl Lomachenko came into this world on 17th February of the year 1988 which has now made him at the age of 27. Although he is known by the name Vasyl Lomachenko, as a child, he was named as Vasyl Anatoliyovich Lomachenko by his parents. He is a tall guy with the height of five feet and six inched which is 1.67 m. As he was born in the month of February, his star sign is Aquarius. He has been nick named as Hi-Tech. Vasyl was coached and got training by his father Anatoly. He had claimed that if his father hadn’t been a boxing coach, he would probably have chosen to play the ice hockey professionally.
Vasyl had very incredible successful amateur career. At World Championships 2007 in the Chicago, he beat Abner Cotto in first round, Arturo Santos Reyes, Theodoros Papazov as well as Li Yang in semifinal for reaching the fight against the Azerbaijani favorite Albert Selimov, another southpaw to whom he lost 12:16. In addition to that, he won the gold medal at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. He averaged 2007 World Championship defeat by Selinov in first round. He also beat his five opponents by astonishing 58-13 on the way to his first gold medal. Subsequently, he was also named as the outstanding boxer for tournament as well as awarded a Val Barker Trophy.
Later, in 2012 London Olympics, he also won the second gold medal. He then finished his amateur career with the career record of 396-1 with the only loss to Albert Selimov avenged twice. With that gold medal, he made a decision to turn professional. He then made his professional debut in the United States on 12th October of 2013 as the part of undercard to Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez main event beating the Mexican fighter Jose Ramirez with fourth round knockout.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Vasyl has not got married yet. As he has maintained to keep his personal life secret, there is no any more details found about his family background and other activities. It is also not known whether he has girlfriend or dating anyone. But as he is very successful and talented, he has gained a lot of fans following. He has also got tattoo over his body as well as hands. He is very strong and fit and he workouts regularly in gym. More information about him, his games highlights as well as records can be accessed several of the internet sites and as he is very active in social networking sites, he can also be followed in his Instagram and Twitter account.