Nevin progresses to quarter-finals

Nevin progresses to quarter-finals

John Joe Nevin is now just one win away from an Olympic medal.

The 23-year-old from Mullingar has just beaten his Kazakhstani opponent, Kanut Abutalipov, in the last-16 of the men's Bantam weight division to progress to the quarter-finals.

Nevin won the first two rounds and the final round finished in a tie as the Irish man won out by 15 points to 10.

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