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Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Day one schedule (Aug. 6)

The schedule (including UK times) for the first day of Boxing at the Olympics.


The Olympics are finally here, and it’s time to see some of the finest young boxing talents show us what the professional divisions could be in for over the coming years. After the huge success of Anthony Joshua winning gold in the Super-Heavyweight division at London 2012, and going on to become a world heavyweight champion, all eyes are on these budding stars.

The Round of 32s start up at 11am local time on Saturday August 6, kicking off with a Brit against a Cameroonian in the Men’s Light Flyweight division. Here’s the full list of fights scheduled for day one.

Local TimeUK TimeWeight ClassFirst BoxerFirst NationalitySecond BoxerSecond Nationality
11:0015:00Light FlySimplice FotsalaCameroonYafai GalalGreat Britain
11:1515:15Light FlyPatrick LourencoBrazilYurberjen H. MartinezColombia
11:3015:30Light FlyArtur HovhannisyanArmeniaSamuel Carmona HerediaSpain
11:4515:45LightLindolfo DelgadoMexicoCarmine TommasoneItaly
12:0016:00LightLuis CabreraVenezuelaDaisuke NarimatsuJapan
12:1516:15LightBerik AbdrakhmanovKazakhstanCarlos Z. Balderas Jr.USA
12:3016:30Light HeavyMehmet N. UnalTurkeyHassan SaadaMorocco
12:4516:45Light HeavyHrvoje SepCroatiaAlbdelrahman Salah Orabi AbdelgawwadEgypt
13:0017:00HeavyJuan NogueiraBrazilJason E. WhateleyAustralia
17:0021:00Light FlyLeandro BlancArgentinaJoselito VelazquezMexico
17:1521:15Light FlyMathias T. HamunyelaNamibiaRufat HuseynovAzerbaijan
17:3021:30Light FlyNico M. HernandezUSAManuel CappaiItaly
17:4521:45LightHurshid TojibaevUzbekistanHakan EreskerQatar
18:0022:00LightCharly C. SuarezPhilippinesJoseph CordinaGreat Britain
18:1522:15LightAnvar YunusovTajikistanJun ShanChina
18:3022:30Light HeavyMichel BorgesBrazilHassan Ndam NjikamCameroon
18:4522:45Light HeavyErkin Adylbek UuluKyrgyzstanJuan C. CarrilloColombia
19:0023:00HeavyLawrence OkolieGreat BritainIgor P. JakubowskiPoland

Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Day one schedule (Aug. 6)

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