2020 Olympics: Ukrainian Khyzhnyak reaches final of boxing tournament

Source : 112 Ukraine

Oleksandr Khyzhnyak will fight for gold
13:43, 5 August 2021

Boxer Oleksandr Khyzhnyak at the Olympics in Tokyo. REUTERS / Wesley Marcelino

The semifinals of the Olympic boxing tournament in the weight category up to 75 kg ended in Tokyo. Ukrainian Oleksandr Khyzhnyak reached the finals.

The Ukrainian boxer's opponent was the silver medalist of the World Championship Eumir Marcial from the Philippines. Khyzhnyak defeated the opponent by a separate decision of the judges with a score of 3: 2. Now the Ukrainian is waiting for the final, in which he will face Ebert Souza from Brazil. The match will take place on August 7.

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Earlier, Ukraine has already 12 medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo - 1 gold, 2 silver and 9 bronze awards.

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