Olympics-Boxing-Turkey's Surmeneli wins women's welterweight gold

7/8/2021 10:22:00 AM

Olympics-Boxing-Turkey's Surmeneli wins women's welterweight gold

Olympics-Boxing-Turkey's Surmeneli wins women's welterweight gold

TOKYO : Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey beat Gu Hong of China to win the women's welterweight boxing gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Gu took silver, while Lovlina Borgohain of India and Oshae Jones of the United States both won bronze medals as losing semi-finalists. (Reporting by Marti

TOKYO : Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey beat Gu Hong of China to win the women's welterweight boxing gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Gu took silver, while Lovlina Borgohain of India and Oshae Jones of the United States both won bronze medals as losing semi-finalists.

(Reporting by Martin Petty; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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Gu took silver, while Lovlina Borgohain of India and Oshae Jones of the United States both won bronze medals as losing semi-finalists. (Reporting by Martin Petty; Editing by Himani Sarkar) Source: Reuters . Yafai sent the 23-year-old Filipino to the canvas in the first round with a fierce left hook to the chin but Paalam recovered quickly and fought hard for what could have been the Philippines' first-ever Olympic boxing gold medal.