Boxing: Uzbek Gaibnazarov wins men's light-welter gold

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Posted: Aug 21, 2016 2:44 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov won the Olympic light-welterweight gold by beating Azerbaijan's Cuban-born Lorenzo Sotomayor Collazo on a 2-1 split decision on Sunday.

The gold was Uzbekistan's second of the afternoon and third of the boxing tournament.

Russia's Vitaly Dunaytsev and Germany's Artem Harutyunyan won the bronze medals.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ken Ferris)