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BOXING GOLD MEDALS FOR UZBEKISTAN, RUSSIA, ITALY AND GREAT BRITAIN ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: BOXING GOLD MEDALS FOR UZBEKISTAN, RUSSIA, ITALY AND GREAT BRITAIN ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 18 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGES: English, Uzbek, Italian, Russian

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STORY SCRIPT: Uzbekistan, Russia, Italy and Great Britain won Boxing Gold medals on the final day of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

Abdumalik Khalokov of Uzbekistan took the Gold medal in the Men’s Bantam weight category. Khalokov beat Maksym Halinichev of the Ukraine 5-0 in the Gold medal bout.  The Bronze medal went to Argentina’s Mirco Jeheil-Cuello.

In the Men’s Welter-weight category,  there was yet another Gold medal for Russia.

Llia Popov of Russia took Gold, winning the final bout 4-1.

The Silver medal went to Talgat Shaiken of Kazakhstan while Hassan Asim of Great Britain won Bronze.

Great Britain won their second Boxing Gold medal of the Games in the Men’s Light Heavyweight category. Seventeen year old Karol Itauma beat Ruslan Kolesnikov of Russia 4-1 on a decision, to take the Gold medal. Timur Mejanov of Uzbekistan won his country’s second boxing medal of the day, taking Bronze.

Martina La Piana of Italy beat Adijat Gbadamosi of Nigeria to claim the Women’s Flyweight Gold. La Piana won the bout 5-0 the Bronze medal went to Heaven Destiny Garcia of the USA.

Caroline Sara Dubois of Great Britain won the final boxing Gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games and the second gold medal of the day for Britain, beating Porntip Buapa of Thailand 5-0 in the Women’s Lightweight bout.

Oriana Saputo of Argentina took the Bronze.

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