Pat McCormack moves into quarter-finals with unanimous points victory against Belarus’ Aliaksandr Radzionau… with Team GB medal hopeful set to face Rohan Polanco or Bobo Usman Baturo in welterweight competitors in Tokyo
Pat McCormack certified for the quarter-finals of the welterweight boxing after beating Belarus’ Aliaksandr ‘Sasha’ Radzionau with a unanimous points win.
The 26-year-old Team GB star received on all 5 scorecards (30-27 on 4, 29-28 on one) within the first spherical of the boxing competitors on the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo.
The Sunderland-born medal hopeful will now face Uzbekistan’s Bobo Usman Baturo within the final eight on Friday following his majority choice win over Rohan Polanco from the Dominican Republic.
Pat McCormack certified for the quarter-finals of the welterweight boxing after beating Belarus’ Aliaksandr Radzionau
The 26-year-old Team GB star received on all 5 scorecards within the first spherical on the Kokugikan Arena
McCormack has additionally joined twin brother Luke McCormack within the quarter-finals, with the latter advancing within the light-weight competitors with a win on Monday against India’s Manish Kaushik.
Luke McCormack will now conflict with Cuba’s Andy Cruz for an opportunity to succeed in the semi-finals.
The McCormack brothers have additionally been joined in profitable their opening spherical matches by Charley Davison and Ben Whittaker in a powerful begin to the boxing in Tokyo from Team GB .
Olympic debutant Davison sealed a unanimous points choice victory against Morocco’s Rabab Cheddarin within the girls’s flyweight.
Whittaker in the meantime needed to depend on a break up choice within the males’s light-heavyweight to get previous Colombia’s Jorge Luis Vivas.