10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kennedy Kanyanta

  1. Kennedy Kanyanta (born April 10, 1979 in Mufulira, Copperbelt) is a Zambian boxer.
  2. Kanyanta won the 2002 Commonwealth Games in the men’s flyweight division.
  3. He also won bronze at the 2007 AllAfrica Games as an amateur.
  4. At the Olympics 2000 he had a bye, and then lost his bout against Bulat Jumadilov 9:12.
  5. In Manchester at the Commonwealth Games 2002 he beat Lechedzani Luza in the final.
  6. Luza returned the favor at the 2006 Games after competiting with Kanyanta in the finals.
  7. He turned pro in 2007 and won 2 bouts at bantamweight.
  8. Kennedy won 4 awards in 2009.
  9. He was married.
  10. Kanyanta retired as a boxer in 2011.