19 September 2000

Africa: Boxing And Judo - Wins And Losses

Latest boxing and judo results for African participants:

Boxing

In the Light Middleweight division, Cameroon's Sakio Mbah Bika was defeated on points (8-5) by Canadian, Scott Macintosh, and Guinea's Sidy Sandy by Luis Jose Chavez Zertuche of Mexico, when their bout was stopped in the fourth round with the referee's decision that Sandy was outclassed. A similar fate befell two other Africans - Gabon's Stephane Mba Nzue was ruled outclassed by Juan Sierra Hernandez of Cuba in the third round, and the match between Tunisia's Mohamed Salah Marmouri and Ghana's Adama Osumanu was stopped in the second round when Osumanu was judged outclassed.

In the Flyweight division, Drissa Tou of Burkina Faso beat Rahimi Mohammad Rahim of Iran in a walkover, and Hicham Mesbahi of Morocco beat Halil Ibrahim Turan of Turkey on points (17-11). However, Celestin Augustin of Madagascar was beaten on points (13-15) by Andrzej Rzany of Poland and Nacer Keddam of Algeria by Andrew Kooner of Canada (11-18). Jackson Asiku of Uganda lost to Arlan Lerio of the Phillipines when the referee stopped the fight after a headblow in round 2.

Judo

In the men's Half-middleweight division, both Salifou Koucka Ouiminga of Burkina Faso and Adil Belgaid of Morocco lost to Tsend-Ayush Ochirbat of Mongolia. Majemite Omagbaluwaje of Nigeria was beaten by Timothy Slyfield of New Zealand.

In the women's Half-middleweight division, Bilkisu Yusuf of Nigeria was beaten by Kenia Rodriguez of Cuba.

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