Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight

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Men's lightweight boxing
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue ExCeL Exhibition Centre
Date 29 July to 12 August
Competitors 28 from 28 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vasyl Lomachenko  Ukraine
2nd, silver medalist(s) Han Soon-chul  South Korea
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yasniel Toledo  Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Evaldas Petrauskas  Lithuania
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The men's lightweight boxing competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was held from 30 July to 12 August at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.

This competition consisted of 28 boxers from 28 nations competed.

Competition format[edit]

Like all Olympic boxing events, the competition was a straight single-elimination tournament.[1] This competition consisted of 28 boxers who had qualified for the competition through various qualifying tournaments held in 2011 and 2012. The competition began with a preliminary round on 29 July, where the number of competitors was reduced to 16, and concluded with a final on 12 August.[2] As there were less than 32 boxers in the competition a number of boxers received a bye for the preliminary round. Both semi-final losers were awarded bronze medals, so no boxers competed again after their first loss.

All bouts consist of three three-minute periods where the boxers receive points for every successful punch they land on their opponent's head or upper body.[1] The boxer with the most points at the end of the bouts wins. If a boxer is knocked to the ground and cannot get up before the referee counts to 10 then the bout is over and the opponent wins.

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Sunday 29 July 2012 13:30 & 20:30 Round of 32
Thursday 2 August 2012 13:30 & 20:30 Round of 16
Monday 6 August 2012 20:30 Quarter-finals
Friday 10 August 2012 21:00 Semi-finals
Sunday 12 August 2012 13:45 Final

Results[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR) 14  
  Yasniel Toledo (CUB) 11  
 
      Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR) 19
    Han Soon-chul (KOR) 9
  Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU) 13
  Han Soon-chul (KOR) 18  

Top half[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals
     
         Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR) 15  
 Wellington Arias (DOM) 17      Wellington Arias (DOM) 3  
 Eduar Marriaga (COL) 8        Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR) 14  
 Ahmed Mejri (TUN) 16        Félix Verdejo (PUR) 9  
 Shafiq Chitou (BEN) 9      Ahmed Mejri (TUN) 7  
 Félix Verdejo (PUR) 11      Félix Verdejo (PUR) 16  
 Juan Huertas (PAN) 5        Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR) 14
 Gani Zhailauov (KAZ) 12+        Yasniel Toledo (CUB) 11
 Sailom Adi (THA) 12      Gani Zhailauov (KAZ) 16  
 Andrique Allisop (SEY) 8      Jai Bhagwan (IND) 8  
 Jai Bhagwan (IND) 18        Gani Zhailauov (KAZ) 11  
 Luke Jackson (AUS) 7        Yasniel Toledo (CUB) 19  
 Liu Qiang (CHN) 20      Liu Qiang (CHN) 10      
         Yasniel Toledo (CUB) 14      
     

Bottom half[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals
     
         Domenico Valentino (ITA) 15  
 Robson Conceição (BRA) 9      Josh Taylor (GBR) 10  
 Josh Taylor (GBR) 13        Domenico Valentino (ITA) 14  
 Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU) 20        Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU) 16  
 Miklos Varga (HUN) 12      Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU) 16  
 Abdelkader Chadi (ALG) 8      Fatih Keleş (TUR) 12  
 Fatih Keleş (TUR) 15        Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU) 13
 Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (UZB) 11        Han Soon-chul (KOR) 18
 Yhyacinthe Mewoli Abdon (CMR) 6      Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (UZB) 15  
 Rachid Azzedine (FRA) 20      Jose Ramírez (USA) 11  
 Jose Ramírez (USA) 21        Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (UZB) 13  
 Mohamed Ramadan (EGY) 6        Han Soon-chul (KOR) 16  
 Han Soon-chul (KOR) 11      Han Soon-chul (KOR) 13+      
         Vazgen Safaryants (BLR) 13      
     

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Men's lightweight competition format. Accessed 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ Men's lightweight Accessed 18 July 2012.