DAY 6: Women’s 66kg and Men’s 80kg Matches in the Morning Session 


Today seventy-two matches are scheduled at the E-Work Arena as part of the boxing tournament within the 1st World Qualification Tournament, which serves as a qualifying event for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The action commenced at 11:00 local time in Busto Arsizio, Italy, marking the start of an exciting day of boxing.

Women’s 66kg

The morning session on Ring B kicked off with the home crowd cheering for Angela CARINI (ITA) who displayed exceptional form against her opponent from Japan, KITO Mai. From the first round, the Italian showcased solid attacking techniques and powerful blows, maintaining her determination until the end of the bout, securing a commanding 5:0 unanimous decision victory.

Meanwhile, on Ring A, a fierce battle ensued between Luna Amaro BEELOO (NED) and Emilie SONVICO (FRA). Sonvico dominated the first round with heavy blows, earning the favor of all five judges. However, BEELOO staged a comeback in rounds two and three, ultimately securing the match with a 5:0 victory.

In another match, Joana NWAMERUE (BUL) faced off against Yuliannys ALVAREZ (VEN), with the Venezuelan boxer proving too strong for her opponent, leading the referee to stop the contest in round two.

Capo Verde boxing star Ivanusa MOREIRA, also known as Nancy Moreira, delivered a dominant performance against Ugandan Emily TINAH NAKALEMA, the bronze medalist at the 2020 African Olympic Boxing Qualifier. Moreira left no chances for her opponent, securing a sharp 5:0 victory.

Advancing in the tournament, Stefanie VON BERGE (GER) and Grainne WALSH (IRL) engaged in a fierce battle, with Von Berge starting strong but Walsh fighting back to secure a 3:2 split decision victory.

The 2022 Asian Games bronze medalist, Nien Chin CHEN (TPE), convincingly won her match in the round-of-32 phase of the Women’s 66kg event, striking Slovakia’s young talent Jessica TRIEBELOVA towards the end to earn maximum points and a 5-0 win.

The 23-year-old from Morocco, Saida LAHMIDI, showcased her determination to advance in the tournament today in the match against Finland’s Krista KOVALAINEN. Lahmidi took the lead in the first two rounds through an attacking strategy and heavy blows. In the third round, KOVALAINEN fought back, but her effort wasn’t enough to overcome her opponent, who clinched a 3:2 split decision victory.

In the Men’s 80kg division, Irish boxer Kelyn CASSIDY knocked out his opponent from Guatemala, Wyatt TRUJILLO. CASSIDY showed no mercy, outboxing his opponent with an impressive punch in the face that sent TRUJILLO to the canvas in the first round. 

Andrej CSEMEZ (SVK) faced off against the American Robby GONZALES. The Slovakian boxer narrowly won the first round and continued to dominate in the second round, earning four 10/9 scores from the judges. GONZALES attempted to fight back harder in the third round, but it wasn’t enough to advance in the tournament. The judges declared CSEMEZ the winner via a 3:2 split decision.

Don’t miss the afternoon session starting at 15:30 and the evening session at 20:00 (Italy local time), broadcasted live on!

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