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Ukraine's Denys Berinchyk wins silver in light-welterweight boxing match

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Aug. 11, 2012, 11:56 p.m. |

Denys Berinchyk of the Ukraine exits the ring following victory over Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg of Mongolia in the men's Light Welterweight (64kg) boxing semi-finals of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 10, 2012 in London. Berinchyk advanced to the final on a 29-21 points decision, but lost his quest for gold to Cuba's Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo. AFP PHOTO / Jack GUEZ AFP PHOTO / Jack GUEZ
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  LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Cuba's Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo beat Ukraine's Denys Berinchyk to win the men's Olympic light-welterweight boxing gold medal on Saturday.

Sotolongo claimed a 22-15 victory at the Excel Arena in south east London.

Losing semi-finalists Vincenzo Mangiacapre of Italy and Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg of Mongolia took bronze. (Reporting by Patrick Johnston)

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