Filip Hrgovic wins boxing bronze medal

In the Olympic boxing men's super heavyweight semifinal Croatian boxer Filip Hrgovic lost to Tony Yoka by split decision .   

Filip Hrgovic was close to getting to the finals of Olympic super-heavyweight boxing tournament, but in a tight match versus the World Champion Tony Yoka, the judges have decided that the Frenchmen was better for a point ( 2 : 1).

Earlier this year Hrgovic won gold at the European championship in Bulgaria becoming the second Croat to win a European boxing title and the first Croat to win gold since Mate Parlov, who won gold in 1971 and 1973.

France’s Tony Yoka awaits in the final  Great Britain’s Joe Joyce. Yoka, the world champion, suffered a nasty fall on his ankle in semifinal match.

Last update: Sun, 21/08/2016 - 03:31

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