Boxer Harry Garside assured of Tokyo medal after s

2022-04-05
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Harry Garside is guaranteed Australia’s first Olympic boxing medal in more than 30 years, and possibly the country’s maiden gold, after the lightweight beat Kazakhstan’s Zakir Safiullin in a tense split decision quarter-final at TokyoThe pandemic began.

The qualified plumber, 24, will add at least a Games bronze to his 2018 Commonwealth gold, given both semi-final losers in boxing are awarded third places inaugurations in 2001 and 2005.

Garside won 3-2 on Tuesday nightsome similarities,, with each round split 3-2 between the five judges, a frenzied final round going his way to the shock of the plucky Kazakhstani, who is 10 years his senior.

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