Pavilion 6 venue for boxing at Rio

Pavilion 6 venue for boxing at Rio

Please see below attachments for all Wednesday’s results and today’s program.

According to reports, Russia’s Vladimir Nikitin, who was controversially adjudged to have beaten Michael Conlan,will cede a walkover to Shakur Stevenson of the USA in today’s semi-finals because of the injuries he sustained in the quarter-finals against the Irish bantamweight.

If Nikitin, who is guaranteed bronze, cedes a walkover, New Jersey bantam Stevenson will automatically upgrade his guaranteed bronze to at least silver.

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Vladimir Nikitin after his fight with Michael Conlan

Russia’s Vladimir Nikitin after his bout with Michael Conlan

Meanwhile, France’s Estelle Mossely and China’s Yin Junhua will meet in the 2016 Olympic lightweight final in Rio.

Both women won their 60kg semi-finals yesterday.

Yunhua beat Finland’s Mira Potkonen and Mossely advanced after Russia’s Anastasiia Beliakova appeared to suffer a shoulder injury in the first round in a repeat of the 2016 World Elite final which Mossely won.

Potkonen assured herself at least bronze after shocking Katie Taylor on a split decision in the quarter-finals.

In the women’s 75kg class, Dutch middleweight Nouchka Fontun also guaranteed herself a minimum of bronze on a majority decision over Great Britain’s Savannah Marshall yesterday.

Cork’s Christina Desmond sensationally beat Fontun, ranked No. 2 in the world, in the European Olympic qualifiers in Turkey in April.

Uzbekistan’s Shakhobin Zoirov, a victor over Irish flyweight Brendan Irvine in the preliminaries in Rio, decisioned Azerbaijan’s No. 1 seed Elvin Mamishzada in Wednesday’s quarter-finals.

Kazakhstan’s Daniyar Yeleussinov claimed welterweight gold after recording a unanimous decision over Uzbekistan’s Shakhram Giyasov in the 69kg decider on Wednesday.

Kazakhstan took part in a training camp and test match with Ireland at Dublin’s National Stadium in May, although the new Olympic champion didn’t participate because of a slight injury concern.