KyivPost

Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk wins boxing bronze in London Olympics

Print version
Aug. 11, 2012, 10:50 a.m. | Sports — by Reuters

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (L) of the Ukraine defends against Osmar Bravo Amador (R) of Nicaragua during their round of 16 Light-heavyweight (81kg) match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena on August 4, 2012 in London. Gvozdyk was awarded an 18-6 points decision. AFP PHOTO / Jack GUEZ
© AFP

Reuters

  LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk won the bronze medal in the men's light heavyweight boxing event.

 Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov won an Olympic semi-finals bout in the men's light heavyweight boxing event on Friday. Niyazymbetov beat Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk to progress to the final while Gvozdyk went home with a bronze. Results Table Adilbek Niyazymbetov (Kazakhstan) beat Oleksandr Gvozdyk (Ukraine) 13-13 Egor Mekhontsev (Russia) beat Yamaguchi Falcao (Brazil) 23-11.

Read Olexandr Gvozdyk's profile on the official London 2012 Olympics website.

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.