Daniyar Yeleussinov claims gold on Day 12

Daniyar Yeleussinov (KAZ) defeated Shakhram Giyasov (UZB) by unanimous decision on Thursday to bring home the gold. Kazakhstan has a reputation for producing strong contenders for boxing gold every Olympics.

The country has produced seven gold medalists in boxing throughout the last six Olympics.

The full results follow below.

MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT (69kg/152lbs)

GOLD: Daniyar Yeleussinov (KAZ)

SILVER: Shakhram Giyasov (UZB)

BRONZE: Souleymane Diop Cissokho (FRA)

BRONZE: Mohammed Rabii (MAR)

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