London 2012: Boxing - Egypt's medal hopes dashed to the wall
Egyptians stopped nursing any hopes of winning a medal from the Men’s Fly (52kg) this afternoon after Abdelaal Hesham fell to Latipov Jesurbek from Uzbekistan in a bout that ended 21-11 in the latter’s favour.
The Uzbekistani dominated the bout in all three rounds starting with a 6-4, then 9-4 before finishing his opponent off with a 6-3.
Egypt are the second African country after Algeria to be booted out of the round of 16 of the Olympic Boxing tournament in this event.
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