Carlo Paalam to fight in gold medal match

Carlo Paalam of the Philippines booked a spot within the gold medal match of the flyweight boxing match of the Tokyo Olympic Video games, Thursday, after defeating hometown guess Ryomei Tanaka by unanimous choice.

Trying to barge into the gold medal match, 23-year-old boxer had it tough and hard early towards Mr. Tanaka however stayed the course en path to the convincing win within the match held on the Kokugikan Enviornment in Tokyo.

The win retains Mr. Paalam on observe of duplicating the gold conquest of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz final week.

He set to face Galal Yafai of Nice Britain within the finals on Aug. 7. — Michael Angelo S. Murillo

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