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30 July 2021, 10:26

Tokyo 2020: Belarus' boxer Smiahlikau misses out on Olympic medal

TOKYO, 30 July (BelTA) – Uladzislau Smiahlikau of Belarus has finished his quest for an Olympic medal a footstep away from the podium, BelTA has learned.

The Belarusian boxer faced New Zealand's David Nyika who dominated his rival throughout the entire bout. The Dobrush-born athlete tried to reverse the situation but could not seize the initiative. As a result, he finished fourth in the Men's Heavy (81-91kg) Quarterfinal (0-5). It was his first Olympics.

Photo by Oksana Manchuk, Denis Kostyuchenko, National Olympic Committee of Belarus

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