A World Cup with three bronzes and a curse for Spain


A World Cup with three bronzes and a curse for Spain

Gazi’ Jalidov, Martín Molina and Ayoub Ghadfa won the bronze after falling in their respective semifinals and Spanish boxing has yet to reach its first finals in a worldthis time at Tashkent (Uzbekistan).

Ghadfa (+92 kgs) could not play in the semifinals against the local boxer Bakhodir Jalolov after suffering a deep cut on his right eyebrow on Thursday and was the first to settle for the bronze medal.

Martín Molina (-51 kgs) hung the bronze after falling to the Uzbek Hasanboy Dusmatov by unanimous decision in the semifinals of the World Championship in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).

Molina tried to take the initiative from the beginning of the contest. He took the middle of the string, made a good body, went to the front, but Dusmatov, Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic GamesHe knows how to make his fight and cancel Spanish boxing.

Finally, Gazimagomed ‘Gazi’ Jalidov (-80 kgs) lost in the semifinals against the Chinese. Tuohetaerbieke.

Jalidov closed a historic participation of Spanish boxing in a world championship. The national team, in an unprecedented milestone, finished the championships with three medals, as many as all previous World Cups, all bronze with Enrique Rodríguez Cal (1974), Enmanuel Reyes Pla (2021) and Laura Fuertes (2022).

Khalidov lost a very tight fight that was balanced after a dispute in the first two rounds against a contender who had previously left Mathieu Bauderlique, bronze at Rio 2016, and Cuban Arlén López, double Olympic champion, on the road.

However, in the third and final bout, the Chinese’s superior punching accuracy tipped the balance in his favor and denied Spain’s boxing what would have been its first World Cup final in history.

Source: La Verdad


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