Julio César La Cruz wins Gold in Men’s Light Heavyweight Boxing

Cuban boxer Julio César La Cruz won the gold medal in the Men’s Light Heavyweight Boxing event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Thursday, August 18 at the Riocentro.

Julio César La Cruz wins Gold in Men's Light Heavyweight Boxing

Julio César La Cruz defeated Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov in the gold medal match 3 – 0 to win the gold medal to become Cuba’s country’s first light-heavyweight Olympic boxing champion.

Kazakhstan’s Adilbek Niyazymbetov won the silver medal in the event loosing the final match.

The bronze medals of the event were won by semifinalists – Mathieu Bauderlique of France and Joshua Buatsi of Great Britain.

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