Aussie Garside into boxing quarters

2021-07-31 16:00:12

Gold Coast plumber Harry Garside has danced into the Tokyo quarter-finals of the lads’s light-weight division with a unanimous choice win towards Namibian Jonas Jonas.

The 24-year-old, who incorporates ballet in his coaching, gained all three rounds in a dominant efficiency within the 57-63kg class.

Garside opened strongly, touchdown a giant proper hand to the top that unsettled Jonas, the No.2 seed, and impressed all 5 judges.

Two judges gave Jonas the second spherical because the African champion, who had a primary spherical bye, began to seek out his vary.

However the quick-footed Australian completed strongly with the judges once more giving him the spherical.

Three judges scored it a 30-27 victory, whereas the opposite two had the combat 29-28.

He’ll subsequent face Kazakhstan’s Zakir Safiullin on Tuesday, with a win guaranteeing him an Olympic medal, with each boxers shedding semi-finals profitable bronze.

Garside is the final Australian boxer remaining within the Video games competitors.

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