PILANE Lebogang < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 29 Jun 1987
Height1.60 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Other names Elliot Lebogang Pilane
Occupation Student
Languages Afrikaans, Tswana, English
Higher education Music - Campus of Performing Arts: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started in Welkom, South Africa in 1998.
Why this sport? He started boxing because his father was a boxer.
Name of coach Bishop Regale and Kananelo
General Interest
Nicknames Golden Phoenix (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Hobbies Producing music and song writing. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bout in the 2009 World Championships. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Hero / Idol His father, Thebogo Pilane Forma who boxed for South Africa (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Sporting philosophy / motto "Champions never give up" (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Awards and honours He was announced to be the best Boxer in the National Championship in 2010. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Famous relatives His father, Thebogo Pilane Forma who boxed for South Africa (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Ambitions To win gold in the Olympics and have his own recording label. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).