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Tokyo Olympics: Samuel Takyi books quarter final spot in boxing [VIDEO]

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Ghana’s Samuel Takyi defeated Ecuardo’s Jean Carlos Caicedo by a unanimous decision to advance to the last 8 of the boxing event at the Tokyo Olympics.

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The 20-year-old Takyi dominated the first and 3rd rounds to leave no doubt in the mind of the judges, taking the fight on all five judges’ scorecards in the men’s 52-57 Kg Featherweight fight.

The 20-year-old had a slow start to the bout but picked his rhythm after 30 seconds and took home the first round, with all five judges scoring in his favor.

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Carlos Caicedo came back stronger in the second round of the fight and managed to score 4/5 from the judges.

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Ghana’s Takyi, 20, would not budge and with some heavy punches, he took home the win to advance to the Round of 8 in the Tokyo Olympic Games.

He becomes the second Ghanaian boxer to advance to the next round after Black Bombers captain, Sulemanu Tetteh qualified to the Round 3 stage two days ago.

 

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