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2024 Boxing 2nd World Qualification Tournament – Day 4: Commonwealth Games champ Amy Broadhurst opens with win

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World Championships light-heavyweight bronze medallist Gazimagomed Jalidov‘s path to a second Olympic Games boxing appearance is one step closer after the Spaniard scored a straightforward points victory on day four of the 2024 Boxing 2nd World Qualification Tournament in Bangkok on Monday (27 May).

Competing in the men’s 80kg weight category, Jalidov outclassed Estonian opponent Stiven Aas for a 5-0 sweep of the judges’ cards, taking all five of them 30-26.

The Tokyo 2020 quarter-finalist has now won through two rounds of the tournament, and needs three more victories to obtain one of the last three Paris 2024 quota spots* on offer in the light-heavyweight class.

Meanwhile, 2022 world and Commonwealth Games champion Amy Broadhurst began her campaign in the women’s 60kg (lightweight) division with a 5-0 unanimous win over Spain’s Sheila Martínez.

Broadhurst, who won the world title for Ireland, is representing Great Britain in the qualifier after the Irish federation chose not to select her.

Sweden’s Agnes Alexiusson, who competed in the event at Tokyo 2020, also registered an opening win, stopping her Kiribati opponent Teretia Toauriri with 1:18 on the clock the first round.

*As National Olympic Committees have the exclusive authority for the representation of their respective teams at the Olympic Games, athletes’ participation at Paris 2024 depends on their NOC selecting them to represent their delegation.

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