Claressa Shields of USA wins Gold in Women’s Middleweight Boxing

Claressa Shields of United States won the gold medal in the Women’s Middleweight Boxing event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Sunday, August 21 at the Riocentro.

Claressa Shields of USA wins Gold in Women's Middleweight Boxing

In the final bout of the event, Claressa Shields defeated Netherland’s Nouchka Fontijn 3 – 0 to win the gold medal.

Netherland’s Nouchka Fontijn had to settle for silver medal in the event.

Bronze medals of the event were won by Semifinalists – Kazakhstan’s Dariga Shakimova and China’s Li Qian.

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