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.
MEN’S WELTERWEIGHT (69kg/152lbs)
GOLD: Daniyar Yeleussinov (KAZ)
SILVER: Shakhram Giyasov (UZB)
BRONZE: Souleymane Diop Cissokho (FRA)
BRONZE: Mohammed Rabii (MAR)