Glorious failure for Zimba in Tokyo
Published On July 28, 2021 » 15793 Views» By Times Reporter » Boxing, Sports
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•Stephen Zimba (red) of Zambia exchanges punches with Andrei Zamkovoi of Russian Olympic Committee during the Men’s Welter (63-69kg) on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Kokugikan Arena on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Ueslei Marcelino – Pool/Getty Images)

National boxing team coach Wisdom Mudenda was full of praise of his brave boxer Stephen Zimba after he was eliminated from the ongoing Olympics via a split decision by Russian Andrey Zamkovoy. “At this stage of the tournament, it’s now elite. Zamkovoy is a very good and tough boxer. He is ranked second in the world and is a bronze medalist from the 2012 Olympics and by that time, Stephen had not started boxing yet,” he said.
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