Commonwealth Games: Ghana’s Lartey wins bronze in Boxing

Ghana’s boxer Jessie Lartey has won the country’s first medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia

Lartey claimed bronze despite losing his semi-finals boxing bout to Canada’s Thomas Blumenfeld.

 The Ghanaian lost via unanimous decision to the Canadian in the Men’s lightweight middleweight clash Friday.

Ghana presented a total of seven boxers for the competition and it was only Lartey who got to the medal zone

Team Ghana now shows on the medal table at the 33rd position .

Last four years in Glasgow, Wahid Omar also won bronze in boxing.




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