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Olympic Boxing medal winners set

By Karl Freitag

We already know that for the first time no male USA fighter will win an Olympic boxing medal, but what countries will? Here is a breakdown by country of who will win at least a bronze:

Ukraine 5
Cuba 4
UK 4
Russia 4
Ireland 3
Italy 3
Kazakhstan 3
Azerbaijan 2
Brazil 2
Japan 2
Mongolia 2
Bulgaria 1
China 1
Lithuania 1
South Korea 1
Thailand 1
Uzbekistan 1

Here are the fighters competing in the medal rounds:

Super Heavyweight
Magomedrasul Medzhidov (Azerbaijan) vs. Roberto Cammarelle (Italy)
Ivan Dychko (Kazakhstan) vs. Anthony Joshua (UK)

Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) vs. Tervel Pulev (Bulgaria)
Teymur Mammadov (Azerbaijan) vs. Clemente Russo (Italy)

Light Heavyweight
Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino (Brazil) vs. Egor Mekhontcev (Russia)
Adilbek Niyazymbetov (Kazakhstan) vs. Olelsandr Gvozdyk (Ukraine)

Anthony Ogogo (UK) vs. Esquiva Florentino (Brazil)
Abbos Atoev (Uzbekistan) vs. Ryota Murata (Japan)

Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine) vs. Freddie Evans (UK)
Andrey Zamkovoy (Russia) vs. Serik Sapiyev (Kazakhstan)

Light Welterweight
Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo (Cuba) vs. Vincenzo Mangiacapre (Italy)
Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg (Mongolia) vs. Denys Berinchyk (Ukraine)

Vasyl Lomachenko (Ukraine) vs. Yasnier Toledo Lopez (Cuba)
Evaldas Petrauskas (Lithuania) vs. Han Soonchul (S. Korea)

Lazaro Alvarez Estrada (Cuba) vs. John Joe Nevin (Ireland)
Luke Campbell (UK) vs. Satoshi Shimizu (Japan)

Misha Aloian (Russia) vs. Tugstsogt Nyambayar (Mongolia)
Michael Conlan (Ireland) vs. Carrazana Ramirez (Cuba)

Light Flyweight
Zou Shiming (China) vs. Paddy Barnes (Ireland)
David Ayrapetyan (Russia) vs. Kaeo Pongprayoon (Thailand)

In the new female division…

Claressa Shields (USA) faces Nadezda Torlopova (Russia) for the women’s middleweight gold. Marina Volnova (Kazakhstan) and Li Jinzi (China) will take the bronze medals.

Katie Taylor (Ireland) meets Sofya Ochigava (Russia) for the women’s lightweight gold. Mavzuna Chorieva (Tajikistan) and Adriana Araujo (Brazil) will take the bronze medals.

Ran Cancan (China) faces Nicola Adams (UK) for the women’s flyweight gold. Marlen Esparza (USA) and Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (India) will take the bronze medals.

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