Cuba’s Arlen López won the gold medal in the Men’s Middleweight Boxing event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, August 20 at the Riocentro.
Arlen López defeated Uzbekistan’s Bektemir Melikuziev in the final bout 3 – 0 to win the country’s second gold medal of the day. Earlier Robeisy Ramírez won the gold medal for Cuba in the Men’s Bantamweight Boxing Event.
Uzbekistan’s Bektemir Melikuziev had to settle for a silver medal after loosing out in the final bout.
Bronze medal of the event were won by semifinalists – Azerbaijan’s Kamran Shakhsuvarly and Mexico’s Misael Rodríguez.