Many of the boxing golds were decided tonight. Here is a summary of the medals:
Gold: Russia - Rakhim Chakhkiev
Silver: Italy - Clemente Russo
Bronze: United States - Deontay Wilder
Bronze: Cuba - Osmai Acosta Duarte
Gold: Great Britain (United Kingdom) - James Degale
Silver: Cuba - Emilio Correa Bayeaux
Bronze: Ireland - Darren John Sutherland
Bronze: India - [...]
Virender Kumar from India lost 5-8 to Cuba’s Emilio Correa Bateaux in the semi-final of the middleweight boxing, but still wins a bronze medal as both loser of the semi-finals in boxing win bronze medals.
The other bronze medal went to Darren John Sutherland for Ireland, their first medal of the Beijing Olympics.
Here are the results so far of today’s bouts:
Men’s Middleweight (75kg/165 lbs) - Matvey Korobov - Russia defeated Naim Terbunja - Sweden 18 - 6
Men’s Middleweight (75kg/165 lbs) - Bakhtiyar Artayev - Kazakhstan defeated Said Rachidi - Morocco - 8 -2
Men’s Middleweight (75kg/165 lbs) - James Degale - Great Britain - defeated - Mohamed [...]