Fighter Jutamas ends Tokyo Games medal quest

Fighter Jutamas ends Tokyo Games medal quest

Jutamas Jitpong (right) fights Turkey's Buse Naz Cakiroglu on Sunday. (Photo: Thailand Boxing Association)
Jutamas Jitpong (right) fights Turkey's Buse Naz Cakiroglu on Sunday. (Photo: Thailand Boxing Association)

Jutamas Jitpong lost to Turkey's Buse Naz Cakiroglu on Sunday in her quarter-final bouts in the women's flyweight (51kg) division at the Tokyo Games.

The Thai fighter lost 5-0 to Cakiroglu, who was the 2019 world championship's silver medallist and the winner of the European championship that year. 

The loss ended her bid for glory in the Games.

Another boxer, Chatchai-decha Butdee, on Sunday faces three-time world champion Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba in the men's featherweight (57kg) division,

Chatchai-decha needs a win to be assured of at least a bronze medal.


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