Tunisia: Tokyo 2020/Boxing - Tunisian Khouloud Hlimi Knocked Out

Tunis/Tunisia — Tunisian boxer Khouloud Hlimi was knocked out on Monday by Japanese Irie Sena (0-5) in the round of 16 of the women's featherweight 54kg-57kg at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Hlimi is the first Tunisian boxer to be eliminated.

Her compatriot Mariem Homrani (57kg-60kg) will take on Algerian Imen Khelif next Friday at the round of 16.

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