Olympic boxing: Ireland`s Conlan, Russia`s Aloian take bronze

Updated: Aug 11, 2012, 05:19 AM IST

London: Bronze medals went to Ireland`s Michael Conlan and Russia`s Misha Aloian after they lost their respective flyweight semifinals at the London Olympics Friday.

Saturday`s final will see Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba take on Mongolia`s Tugstsogt Nyambayar for the gold medal.

Aloain battled Nyambayar all the way in their fight, which ended 15-11 in the Mongolian`s favour after he won all three rounds by narrow margins, 6-4, 5-4, 4-3.

The margin of victory was more clear cut for Ramirez Carrazana, who beat Conlan 20-10, outboxing him 6-3 and 4-3 in the first two rounds before knocking the Belfast man down in the final round, which the Cuban won 10-4.

IANS