China's Zou wins men's light flyweight boxing gold

  • AFP, London
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  • Updated: Aug 12, 2012 08:56 IST

Shiming Zou of China waves the Chinese national flag following his gold medal points performance over Kaeo Pongprayoon of Thailand (L) in their Light Flyweight (49kg) boxing final of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London. AFP/Jack Guez


China's defending world and Olympic champion Zou Shiming won the men's light flyweight (46-49kg) gold on Saturday with a 13-10 win over Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon.

Zou, 31, defended the title he won in the same division in Beijing four years ago.

Having lost in the semi-finals, Ireland's Paddy Barnes and Russia's David Ayrapetyan won bronez medals.

 

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