Bakhyt Sarsekbayev from Kazakhstan wins gold medal in boxing

Kazakhstan’s Bakhyt Sarsekbayev has defeated Carlos Banteaux Suarez from Cuba to win the gold medal in boxing welter-weight division.
Jungjoo Kim from South Korea and Silamu Hanati from China have won bronze medals.

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China’s Zhang Xiaoping has won the country’s second-ever gold medal in boxing in the light-heavyweight division, defeating Kenny Egan of Ireland 11-7.
Yerkebulan Shynaliyev from Kazakhstan and Tony Jeffries from Great Britain won bronze medals.

South Korea continue their domination in the taekwondo with Dongmin Cha winning the gold in men’s 80kg plus division.
Alexandros Nikolaidis from Greece won the silver medal and bronze medals went to Chika Yagazie Chukwumerije from Nigeria and Arman Chilmanov from Kazakhstan.

Artur Taymazov from Uzbekistan has won the gold medal in the men’s 120kg freestyle wrestling at the Beijing Olympics.

Bakhriyar Akhmedov from Russia won the silver medal. Marid Mutalimov from Kazakhstan and David Musulbes from Slovakia won bronze medals.

Shirvani Muradov from Russia has won the gold medal in men’s 96kg freestyle wrestling.
Taimuraz Tigiyev from Kazakhstan has won the silver medal. Khetag Gazyumov from Azerbaijan and George Gogshelidze from Georgia won bronze medals.

Ilya Ilin from Kazakhstan has won the gold medal in the men’s 94kg weightlifting. Ilin won Kazakhstan’s first gold medal at the Beijing Olympics and Kazakstan’s first gold medal in weightlifting at an Olympic games.
Szymon Kolecki from Poland won the silver medal and Khadzhimurat Akkaev from Russia won the bronze.

Kaori Icho from Japan has won the gold medal in the women’s 63kg wrestling.
Alena Kartashova from Russia won the silver medal.
Yelena Shalugina of Kazakhstan beat Athens bronze medalist Lisa Golliot-Legrand of France 5-0, 3-2 to win the bronze medal. Randy Miller from the United States won the other bronze medal.