Claressa Shields

  • Only 17, Claressa wins gold in women's boxing August 10, 2012

    London: US middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal on Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. The 17-year-old Shields shuffled, danced and slugged her way past her 33-year-old opponent, showing off the free-spirited style and brute strength...
  • USA's Shields wins gold in middleweight boxing August 9, 2012

    London: U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal on Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. The 17-year-old Shields shuffled, danced and slugged her way past her 33-year-old opponent, showing off the free-spirited style and brute strength...