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Middleweight Daniel Lewis fought bravely but his second round loss to Uzbekistan’s world No. 2 champion Bektemir Melikuziev at Riocentral on Friday marked the end of Australia’s 2016 Olympic boxing campaign.
Australian heavyweight Jason Whateley’s Olympic dream is over at the hands of Brazilian Juan Nogueira and a deafening home-crowd support in the Preliminary Round of the first Olympic boxing session at Riocentro today.
Jason Whateley is confident of success in the first of five fights he needs to win in nine days to claim Australia’s first ever Olympic boxing gold medal.
With only one day until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, athletes on the Australian Olympic Team are connecting with schools across the country to share the ups and downs of their journey to the Games.
Despite a couple of grueling weeks of training in the US and a long overnight flight into Rio there were nothing but beaming smiles across the faces of the Australian Olympic Team boxers.