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Ivan Price (GBR), Brian Agustin Arregui (ARG), Aleksei Dronov (RUS) and Panpatchara Somnuek (THA) Won the Gold Medals in the Early Action From the Boxing at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: IVAN PRICE (GBR), BRIAN AGUSTIN ARREGUI (ARG), ALEKSEI DRONOV (RUS) AND PANPATCHARA SOMNUEK (THA) WON THE GOLD MEDALS IN THE EARLY ACTION FROM THE BOXING AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018 ON WEDNESDAY

DATE: 17 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish, Thai

 

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The first boxing medals of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were awarded on Wednesday (17th October).

In the men’s Flyweight gold medal bout, Ivan Price of Great Britain took on Sarawak Sukthet of Thailand.

In what seemed to be a finely balanced fight, one strong blow from Price unsettled his opponent, and saw the fight ended by decision.

Price duly took the gold medal – a first ever Youth Olympic Games boxing medal for Great Britain – while Sukthet finished with silver.

The bronze went to Luiz Gabriel Chalot de Oliveira of Brazil who beat Dean Clancy of Ireland in his final fight.

There was delight for the Argentinian crowd in the men’s Welterweight when Brian Agustin Arregui beat Yassine Elouarz of Morocco to take the gold medal.

Arregui won the fight 5-0.

Elouarz took the silver medal while the bronze medal went to Jakhongir Rakhmonov of Uzebekistan who beat Nijat Nasanov.

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