Vasyl Lomachenko

  • Lomachenko wins gold in Lightweight boxing August 12, 2012

    London: Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the gold medal here at the ExCel Arena on Sunday. World Champion Lomachenko pummelled the South Korean in a 199 win as Han's longer reach failed...
  • Boxer Jai Bhagwan to take on Seychelles' Allisop July 29, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan will begin his Olympic journey when he faces Andrique Allisop of Seychelles in the first round of the lightweight category (60 kg) at the Excel Arena here on Sunday. Bhagwan was the third Indian boxer to have qualified for the London Olympics at the 2011 World...
  • Somjit wins flyweight gold, Lomachenko takes featherweight August 23, 2008

    Beijing: Thai explayboy Manus Boonjumnong lost his Olympic title in a blizzard of Dominican punching on Saturday as an emotional Somjit Jongjohor finally ended his long search for gold. Light welterweight Manus was demolished 124 by the whirlwind Felix Diaz, taking a standing eight count in the third round as...
  • World champion Selimov crashes out August 12, 2008

    Beijing: Two boxers tipped for Olympic gold didn't even make it into the last 16 after losing in Beijing on Monday. In a reverse of the 2007 world championship final, reigning global featherweight king Albert Selimov of Russia was well beaten 147 by Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko. And in the lightweight division, North...