Rio Olympic Games Boxing: Day 1 Results

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially kicked off on August 5. will be doing daily Olympic boxing coverage and results. The first day already has its fair share of stories, most notably the absence of Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada, due to a sexual assault charge. Mehmet Nadir Ünal of Turkey was supposed to go up against Saada in a Round of 32 bout in the light heavyweight division, but as such, will get the pass to the next round instead. The host nation, Brazil, started 2-1 in this opening day for boxing. Not bad so far.

Here is the Olympic boxing results after Day 1:

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Men’s Light Flyweight (49kg):

Galal Yafai (Great Britain) def. Fotsala Simplice (Cameroon) 3-0. Scores: 29-26, 30-25, 30-25.

Yuberjen Herney Martinez Rivas (Colombia) def. Patrick Lourenco (Brazil) 3-0. Scores: 29-28, 30-27, 30-27.

Samuel Carmona Heredia (Spain) def. Artur Hovhannisyan (Armenia) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.

Joselito Velazquez (México) def. Leandro Blanc (Argentina) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Mathias Hamunyela (Namibia) def. Rufat Huseynov (Azerbaijan) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 29-28, 29-28

Nico Hernandez (United States) def. Manuel Cappai (Italy) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 29-28, 29-28

Men’s Lightweight (60kg):

Daisuke Narimatsu (Japan) def. Luis Cabrera (Venezuela) 2-1. Scores: 29-28, 29-28, 28-29

Carlos Balderas (United States) def. Berik Abdrakhmanov (Kazakhstan) 3-0. Scores: 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Carmine Tommasone (Italy) def. Lindolfo Delgado (Mexico) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Hurshid Tojibaev (Uzbekistan) def. Hakan Erseker (Qatar) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Joe Cordina (Great Britain) def. Charly Suarez (Philippines) 2-1. Scores: 30-27, 29-28, 28-29

Anvar Yunusov (Tajikistan) def. Shan Jun (China) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Men’s Light Heavyweight (81kg):

Hrvoje Sep (Croatia) def. Abdelrahman Salah Araby (Egypt) 2-1. Scores: 30-27, 27-30, 29-28

Mehmet Nadir Ünal (Turkey) def. Hassan Saada (Morocco)

Michel Borges (Brazil) def. Hassan N’dam (Cameroon) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Juan Carlos Carrillo (Colombia) def. Erkin Adylbek Uulu (Kyrgyzstan) 3-0. Scores: 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Men’s Heavyweight (91kg):

Juan Goncalves Nogueira (Brazil) def. Jason Whateley (Australia) 3-0. Scores: 30-26, 30-27, 30-27

Lawrence Okolie (Great Britain) def. Igor Jakubowski (Poland) 3-0. Scores: 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

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