Ukraine's Taras Shelestyuk wins bronze medal in men's welterweight boxing

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Aug. 11, 2012, 10:59 a.m. | Sports — by Reuters

Taras Shelestyuk (L) of the Ukraine defends against Vasilii Belous (R) of Moldova in their round of 16 Welterwight (69kg) match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena on August 3, 2012 in London. Shelestyuk was awarded a 15-7 points decision. AFP PHOTO / Jack GUEZ


 LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) -- Ukraine's Taras Shelestyuk took the bronze medal in the men's welterweight boxing event on Friday in the Summer Olympics.

Britain's Fred Evans won the semi-finals of men's welterweight boxing event on Friday. Evans beat Ukraine's Taras Shelestyuk 11-10 to progress to the final while Shelestyuk went home with a bronze. Results Table Fred Evans (Britain) beat Taras Shelestyuk (Ukraine) 11-10.

Taras Shelestyuk's profile on the official London 2012 Olympics website.

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