Host nation, Brazil got something to cheer as Boxer Robson Conceição won the gold medal in the Men’s Lightweight Boxing event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Tuesday, August 16.
Brazil’s Robson Conceição won the gold medal defeating Sofiane Oumiha of Facne in the Men’s Lightweight 60-kg Final with a unanimous decision 3 – 0.
This was his third Olympic appearance and first Olympic medal of his career.
France’s Sofiane Oumiha had to settle for the silver medal after loosing out in the final.
Bronze medals for the event were won by semifinalists Cuba’s Lázaro Álvarez and Mongolia’s Dorjnyambuugiin Otgondalai.