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Tokyo 2020: medals, results and highlights of the Olympic Tournament

08/08/2021

A total of 25 different countries finished on the podium here in Tokyo. Cuba atop of the medal table.

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Day 15: JALOLOV (UZB) beats TORREZ (USA) to become new Super Heavy Olympic Champion

08/08/2021

The last match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Tournament, crowned JALOLOV as the new Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Olympic Champion

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Day 15: Lauren PRICE (GBR) defeats LI (CHN) become the new women’s middleweight champion

08/08/2021

Lauren PRICE brought Great Britain a memorable gold medal after winning today’s Women’s Middle (69-75kg) final

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Day 15: CRUZ wins Men’s Lightweight gold and propels Cuba atop of the medals table

08/08/2021

The Cuban boxer claimed the brightest medal via a 4:1 split decision over USA’s Keyshawn DAVIS

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Day 15: Ireland’s HARRINGHTON wins the women’s lightweight title

08/08/2021

Kellie Anne HARRINGHTON (IRL) became the new Women’s Light (57-60kg) Olympic champion as she defeated Beatriz FERREIRA of Brazil

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Day 14: SURMENELI earns welterweights title, becomes Turkey’s first Olympic boxing champ ever

07/08/2021

Reigning world champion Busenaz SURMENELI claimed Turkey’s first Olympic gold medal ever in female boxing

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Day 14: One-punch knockout makes Brazil’s SOUSA the Men’s Middleweight Olympic champion

07/08/2021

The Brazilian won the Men’s Middle (69-75kg) title owing to an unbelievable knockout victory over top runner KHYZHNIAK (UKR)

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Day 14: KRASTEVA leads women’s flyweight final, winning Bulgaria’s first boxing gold since 1996

07/08/2021

The 35-years-old Bulgarian athlete secured today’s Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Olympic gold medal, beating Turkey’s Buse Naz CAKIROGLU

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Day 14: YAFAI wins Team GB’s first boxing title in Tokyo as he becomes the new Men’s Flyweight champion

07/08/2021

Team GB celebrated as Galal YAFAI won the gold medal match against Philippines’ Carlo PAALAM in the Men’s Fly (48-52kg) weigh class.

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Day 13: Heavyweights’ La CRUZ (CUB) dominates over GADZHIMAGOMEDOV (ROC) to win second Olympic title

06/08/2021

2016 Light-Heavyweights Olympic Camp La CRUZ secured his second title back-to-back, as he defeated ROC’s GADZHIMAGOMEDOV in today’s Men’s Heavyweights final

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Day 12: ROC’s BATYRGAZIEC takes men’s featherweight gold, ALVAREZ (CUB) earns third consecutive bronze

05/08/2021

Albert BATYRGAZIEC of the Russian Olympic Committee became the new Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Olympic Champion.

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Day 11: Cuba’s LOPEZ claims second gold back-to-back, leaves WHITTAKER (GBR) in tears

03/08/2021

Arlen LOPEZ did it again. The 28-year-old Cuban boxer won today’s Men’s Light-Heavy (75-81kg) weight category gold medal match.

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Day 10, morning session: Japan’s Sena IRIE wins first Tokyo 2020’s Boxing gold

03/08/2021

20-year-old Japanese boxer IRIE Sena won the first gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Boxing Olympic Tournament, at the Kokugikan Arena, today.

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Day 9, afternoon session: Cuban boxers pocket three medals. Japan proud of NAMIKI’s success

01/08/2021

It was a fascinating Day 9’s afternoon session, at the Kokugikan Arena. The Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament saw six weight classes on the ring.

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Day 9, morning session: TAYKI assured Ghana’s first Olympic Medal since 1992. Team GB granted three medals

01/08/2021

Samuel TAKYI of Ghana put in place a memorable performance, today. He’s now assured at least a bronze, Ghana’s first medal since 1992.

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Day 8, afternoon session: Japan’s IRIE advances to Women’s Feather final, ROC and CHN granted a Women’s Middle medal

31/07/2021

IRIE “The Crocodile” Sena made Japan proud once again advancing to the gold medal match in the Women’s Feather (54-57kg) weight class.

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Day 8, morning session: PETECIO advances to the gold-medal match. Testa claims historical bronze for Italy

31/07/2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Tournament’s Day 8 continues at the Kokugikan Arena, with four weight classes going on the ring during the morning session.

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Day 7’s afternoon session produces eight Tokyo 2020 medalists

30/07/2021

Eight quarterfinals matches took place this afternoon, at the Kokugikan Arena, producing eight Tokyo 2020 medalists.

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Day 7, morning session: Great Britain, India and Turkey reach the podium

30/07/2021

The action continues at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, where today’s morning session saw boxers stepping on the ring in five weight categories.

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Day 6, afternoon session: Mary KOM stopped at round of 16, hopes to inspire youngsters with her experience

29/07/2021

India’s national hero Mary KOM did not make it through today’s Women’s Fly (48-51kg) round of 16. Venezuela’s Irismar del Valle CARDOZO ROJAS, seed #3 in this tournament, stopped her.

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Day 6, morning session: Uzbekistan’s star JALOLOV dominates on his debut in Tokyo

29/07/2021

It’s Day 6 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Tournament. Today, the Kokugikan Arena hosts 22 bouts in three weight classes: the Men’s Middle (69-75kg), Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) and Women’s Fly (48-51kg).

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Day 5, afternoon session: IRIE secures Japan’s first, historical medal in women’s boxing. ARTINGSTALL lifts Team GB on the podium

28/07/2021

Two more medalists emerged from day 5’s afternoon session, in Tokyo, as the last Women’s Feather (54-57kg) quarterfinals took place on the Kokugikan Arena’s ring, today.

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Day 5, morning session: PETECIO and TESTA eye the Women’s Feather podium, winning their quarterfinals

28/07/2021

It’s day 5 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Tournament. The Kokugikan Arena’s ring will be the stage of twenty-six bouts through the morning and evening session.

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Day 5, afternoon session: Tokyo welcomes los Cubanos

27/07/2021

It’s finally time for los Cubanos to step on the ring, at the Kokugikan Arena, the boxing venue of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Boxing Tournament.

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Day 4, morning session: “This is where dreams are made of or broke”

27/07/2021

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Boxing Tournament continues today, with Sessions #7 and #8 taking place at the Kokugikan Arena and twenty-seven bouts scheduled in four weight classes.

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Day 3, afternoon session: “everybody wants to get gold”

26/07/2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing Tournament’s day 3 continued this afternoon, with the second session of the day starting at 5.00 PM (Japan’s time).

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Boxing continues at Tokyo 2020: morning session’s wrap-up

26/07/2021

Day 3 of the Olympic Boxing Tournament has started in the capital of Japan. Twenty-six bouts are scheduled for today at the Kokugikan Arena.

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Tokyo 2020 day 2: Mary KOM advances in the brackets, Refugee Olympic Team debuts at the Kokugikan Arena

25/07/2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing tournament continues today at the Kukugikan Arena. Two sessions and twenty-nine preliminary bouts in three weight categories.

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Tokyo 2020 day 2: fourteen bouts contested during today’s first session

25/07/2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing tournament continues today at the Kukugikan Arena. Two sessions and twenty-nine preliminary bouts in three weight categories.

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Action begins in Tokyo: 27 bouts contested on Day 1 of the Olympic Boxing Tournament

24/07/2021

Twenty-seven bouts took place on day 1 of the Tokyo 2020 Boxing tournament, held at the Kokugikan Arena.

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Tokyo 2020 Boxing tournament kicks-off at the Kokugikan Arena

24/07/2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Boxing tournament kicks off today at the Kokugikan Arena. Two sessions and twenty-seven bouts will be contested.

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IOC BTF introduced to international media at Tokyo 2020 Press Conference

23/07/2021

The IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) took the opportunity to explain the journey that brought 289 boxers from 81 delegations to Tokyo 2020.

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Tokyo 2020: Official Draw and Sport Entries Check

22/07/2021

The Tokyo 2020 Boxing Official Draw took place today, at the Kokugikan Arena.

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Tokyo 2020: download the Boxing Media Guide

21/07/2021

The IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) Media Guide for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has been published.

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Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier closed in Paris. Next stop is Tokyo!

08/06/2021

The Boxing Road to Tokyo European Qualifier came to an end, today, 8 June 2021.

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Tokyo 2020 boxing Olympic qualifying path to be restructured

15/02/2021

The BTF has decided to restructure the remaining parts of the boxing qualification pathway for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020 Boxing European Qualifier update

29/01/2021

The European Qualifier for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Boxing tournament will no longer be taking place in London in April. Further updates to be published on 17 February 2021.

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Boxing legend Klitschko announced as “IOC Boxing Task Force Champion”

19/02/2020

The super-heavyweight legend will join the BTF along with the 10 Athlete Ambassadors in an effort to promote the athletes’ voice by engaging with the athletes face-to-face at the competition venues as well as through digital channels

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