Nikolai Anfimow comes from Samarqand in what was then the Uzbek SSR. He started boxing there as a teenager and started for Spartak Samarqand . He later joined the Red Army and became a member of an army sports club. As an adult, he always fought light heavyweight at a height of 1.80 meters .
In 1970 he was the Soviet junior middleweight champion in the U 20 age group. His first important international competition was then in 1970 when he took part in the European Junior Championship (U 20) in Miskolc / Hungary . He won the middleweight title there with four wins, where he defeated the Yugoslav Dragan Todorovic by techn. KO defeated in the 1st round.
In 1971 he took part in a Soviet senior championship for the first time. a. to a victory over Oleg Korotayev . In the final battle he lost to Vladimit Metelew on points. In the same year the so-called Spartakiade took place in Moscow , and boxing was also on the program. Nikolai Anfimow won it in the light heavyweight division and defeated there in the final fight Miron Krohabenny. Later, the Spartakiade winners were determined at the Soviet championships. In 1971 Nikolai Anfimow also started at the so-called pre-Olympic tournament in Munich . He lost there in the final battle against Janusz Gortat from Poland on points.
In 1972 he was the first Soviet champion and defeated it in the final Oleg Korotajew by techn. KO in the 1st round. At the age of 21 he took part in the Olympic Games in Munich that same year . He came in the light heavyweight division to a point win over Georgi Stankow from Bulgaria (5: 0) and to a technical. Knockout victory in the 3rd round over Mahmoud Ahmed Ali from Egypt , but then surprisingly lost in the quarterfinals against Isaac Ikhouria from Nigeria just by points (2: 3 judges' votes), which meant he was eliminated and with 5th place missed a medal.
At the Soviet championship in 1973 Nikolai Anfimow lost in the semifinals to his old rival Oleg Korotajew on points and came in 3rd place. He then won the elimination tournament for the European Boxing Championships in 1973 in Lviv in the final just over Oleg Korotajew on points. But Oleg Korotajew was sent to the European Championship. He also took part in the Soviet championships in 1974, 1975 and 1976. In 1974 he was defeated in the quarterfinals against Yuri Bystrow on points, in 1975 he was defeated in the final against Oleg Korotajew on points and in 1976 he lost in the second round against Gennady Ochulin on points. With great success he took part in three championships of the armies of the Warsaw Pact states (SKDA championships), which were always contested by very good boxers. In 1971 he won it in Miskolc in the final over Imre Toth from Hungary, in 1972 he defeated Alec Năstac from Romania in the final of this championship and in 1974 he defeated Milan Kalinow from Bulgaria in the final.
In 1977 Nikolai Anfimov resigned from international competition and did not take part in any more Soviet championships.
|1970||1.||Junior European Championship in Miskolc / Hungary||medium||according to techn. KO victory in the 3rd round over Kozma, Hungary, point win over Saigo, Romania , techn. KO victory in the 3rd round over Ingo Zimpel, GDR and techn. KO victory in the 1st round over Dragan Todorovic, Yugoslavia|
|1971||2.||Pre-Olympic tournament in Munich||Semi-difficult||after losing points in the final against Janusz Gortat , Poland|
|1971||1.||8th SKDA championship in Miskolc||Semi-difficult||after winning points in the final over Imre Toth, Hungary|
|1972||1.||Intern. Tournament in Minsk||Semi-difficult||with a demolition victory in the 1st round over Marin Constantinescu, Romania and a non-fighting victory over Gennadi Djachuk, USSR|
|1972||1.||Strandja tournament in Sofia||Semi-difficult||after a demolition win in the 2nd round over Georgi Stoimenow, Bulgaria|
|1972||5.||OS in Munich||Semi-difficult||after a point victory over Georgi Stankow, Bulgaria, a techn. Knockout victory in the 3rd round over Mahmoud Ahmed Ali, Egypt and a point defeat against Isaac Ikhouria , Nigeria (2-3)|
|1972||1.||9th SKDA championships in Frankfurt (Oder)||Semi-difficult||after winning points in the final over Alec Năstac , Romania|
|1973||1.||4. Gryf Szczecinski in Szczecin||Semi-difficult||after winning points in the final over Yuri Chitalkin, USSR|
|1974||1.||5. Gryf Szczecinski in Szczecin||Semi-difficult||after winning points in the final over Wieslaw Adamski, Poland|
|1974||1.||11th SKDA championship in Sofia||Semi-difficult||after winning points in the final over Milan Kalinow, Bulgaria|
|1972||Moscow||USSR versus USA||Semi-difficult||techn. KO victory in the 1st round over Louis Slaughter|
|1974||Moscow||USSR versus USA||Semi-difficult||Point loss to Russell Fickling|
Championships of the Soviet Union
|1970||1.||medium||Note: Junior Championship U 20|
|1971||2.||Semi-difficult||after points victories over Oleg Korotajew, Bjelow and Miron Krohabenny and a point defeat against Vladimir Metelew|
|1971||1.||Semi-difficult||Spartakiadeieger after a techn. KO victory in the 2nd round over R. Sakauskas and points wins over W. Goroschanski, Wiktor Grebenjuk and Miron Krohabenny|
|1972||1.||Semi-difficult||after winning points over Wiktor Grebenjuk and Wiktor Jegorow and a techn. KO victory in the 1st round over Oleg Korotajew|
|1973||3.||Semi-difficult||after a point defeat in the semifinals against Oleg Korotajew|
|1974||5.||Semi-difficult||after a point defeat in the quarterfinals against Juri Bystrow|
|1975||2.||Semi-difficult||after a point defeat in the semifinals against Oleg Korotajew|
|1976||9.||Semi-difficult||after a point defeat in the round of 16 against Gennadi Ochulin|
- OS = Olympic Games, EM = European Championship
- Weight classes: middle weight, at that time up to 75 kg, light heavy weight up to 81 kg body weight
- Box Sport magazine
- Website http://www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Anfimow, Nikolai Yuryevich; Анфимов, Николай Юрьевич (Russian)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||soviet boxer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 28, 1950|