Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's welterweight

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Men's welterweight boxing
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue ExCeL Exhibition Centre
Date 29 July to 12 August
Competitors 28 from 28 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Kazakhstan
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Ukraine
Bronze medal    Russia
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Boxing at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Boxing pictogram.svg
Men Women
  49 kg     51 kg  
  52 kg     60 kg  
  56 kg     75 kg  
  60 kg      
  64 kg      
  69 kg      
  75 kg      
  81 kg      
  91 kg      
  +91 kg      

The men's welterweight boxing competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was held between 31 July and 12 August at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.

Twenty-eight boxers from 28 nations competed.

Competition format[edit]

The competition consisted of a single-elimination tournament. Bronze medals were awarded to both semifinal losers. Bouts were three rounds of three minutes each.[1]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Sunday 29 July 2012 15:00 & 22:00 Round of 32
Friday 3 August 2012 14:30 & 21:30 Round of 16
Tuesday 7 August 2012 21:30 Quarter-finals
Friday 10 August 2012 21:30 Semi-finals
Sunday 12 August 2012 14:15 Final

Results[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Taras Shelestyuk (UKR) 10  
  Fred Evans (GBR) 11  
 
      Fred Evans (GBR) 9
    Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) 17
  Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS) 12
  Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) 18  

Top half[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals
      
           Taras Shelestyuk (UKR) 15  
  Seleman Kidunda (TAN) 7       Vasile Belous (MDA) 7  
  Vasile Belous (MDA) 20         Taras Shelestyuk (UKR) 18+  
  Byambyn Tüvshinbat (MGL) 17         Alexis Vastine (FRA) 18  
  Yannick Mitoumba (GAB) 4       Byambyn Tüvshinbat (MGL) 12  
  Alexis Vastine (FRA) 16       Alexis Vastine (FRA) 13  
  Patrick Wojcicki (GER) 12         Taras Shelestyuk (UKR) 10
  Custio Clayton (CAN) 12         Fred Evans (GBR) 11
  Óscar Molina (MEX) 8       Custio Clayton (CAN) 14  
  Moustapha Hima (NIG) 6       Cameron Hammond (AUS) 11  
  Cameron Hammond (AUS) 13         Custio Clayton (CAN) 14  
  Fred Evans (GBR) 18         Fred Evans (GBR) 14+  
  Ilyas Abbadi (ALG) 10       Fred Evans (GBR) 11       
           Egidijus Kavaliauskas (LTU) 7       
      

Bottom half[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals
      
           Vikas Krishan Yadav (IND) 13  
  Myke Carvalho (BRA) 10       Errol Spence (USA) 15*  
  Errol Spence (USA) 16         Errol Spence (USA) 11  
  Carlos Sánchez (ECU) 8         Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS) 16  
  Adam Nolan (IRL) 14       Adam Nolan (IRL) 9  
  Maimaitituersun Qiong (CHN) 11       Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS) 18  
  Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS) 16         Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS) 12
  Ahmad Abdul-Karim (IRQ) 13         Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) 18
  Siphiwe Lusizi (RSA) 17       Siphiwe Lusizi (RSA) 13  
  Gabriel Maestre (VEN) 13       Gabriel Maestre (VEN) 18  
  Amin Ghasemipour (IRI) 8         Gabriel Maestre (VEN) 9  
  Yasuhiro Suzuki (JPN) 14         Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) 20  
  Mehdi Khalsi (MAR) 13       Yasuhiro Suzuki (JPN) 11       
           Serik Sapiyev (KAZ) 25       
      

*Spence successfully appealed his initial 11–13 loss. Using video review, AIBA determined the bout referee gave too few cautions for holding fouls and should have awarded Spence at least four more points.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Men's welterweight competition format. Accessed 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ "AIBA overturns the result of Bout #142". AIBA. 2012-08-04. Retrieved 2012-08-04.