The 19-year-old Davao native Mark Anthony Barriga is out of the Olympics after losing to 28-year-old Birzhan Zhakypov of Kazakhstan in the Round of 16 of Men's 49kg division Saturday, 17-16.
Judges ruled it:
Round 1 = 5-4 (in favor of Zhakypov)
Round 2 = 3-6 (in favor of Barriga)
Round 3 = 9-6 (in favor of Zhakypov) - Barriga was warned for ducking, costing him two important points which is critical as he lost the fight by just a single point.
Total = 17-16 (in favor of Zhakypov)
The Judges are:
1. BEUCHET Francis (FRA)
2. SZUCS Veronika (HUN)
3. CAULFIELD Andrew (GBR)
4. BUTAR Dorian (SWE)
5. POGGI Gerardo (ARG)
LABBE Roland (CAN)
Thank you so much Mark Barriga. We are proud of you!!!
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