Khyzhniak wins Olympic middleweight boxing silver

Khyzhniak wins Olympic middleweight boxing silver

Brazil’s Hebert Sousa won the Olympic middleweight boxing gold on Saturday with a knockout of Ukrainian Oleksandr Khyzhniak.

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Khyzhniak (weight category up to 75 kg) lost the final fight at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal, Ukrinform reports.

Khyzhniak had the edge in the fight but Sousa unleashed a fierce left that sent his opponent to the floor in the third round.

So far, Ukraine has won 16 medals at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics:1 gold, 5 silver, and 10 bronze medals.

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