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Richardson Walsh says “there are so many fantastic multi Olympians and multi medalists here I feel it’s such a huge honor for me and for hockey as a sport.”Shields became the first woman to win the Val Barker Trophy as the outstanding boxer in an Olympics on Sunday. The American middleweight got the award shortly after beating the Netherlands’ Nouchka Fontijn to defend her London title.
Four years after women were added to the Olympic boxing competition, AIBA changed its rules to award two Val Barker Trophies for the first time in Rio.
Shields was joined by Uzbek light flyweight Hasanboy Dusmatov, who won the men’s Val Barker one week after completing his impressive run to gold.
Shields is the sixth American to win a Val Barker Trophy, but the first since Roy Jones Jr. in the 1988 Seoul Games.
MEDAL ALERT: Make it double gold for the first couple of the Olympic boxing tournament.
French fighter Tony Yoka joined fiancee Estelle Mossely as gold medal winners, defeating Britain’s Joe Joyce in a super heavyweight bout.
Mossely won lightweight gold on her 24th birthday on Friday and was in the stands shouting encouragement for Yoka.
She left her seat and rushed toward the stairs before pausing on the steps to hear the decision announced to the crowd. Mossely took off and made a golden leap into Yoka’s massive arms, just as she did after her victory. history.
The 20 year old Snyder beat Khetag Goziumov of Azerbaijan 2 1 for gold at 97 kilograms during the men’s freestyle tournament on Sunday.
Snyder is the second straight American wrestler to win Olympic gold in his weight class.
MEDAL ALERT: Fazliddin Gaibnazarov defeated Azerbaijan Lorenzo Sotomayor in the light welterweight final to become the third Uzbekistan boxer to win gold in the games.
Uzbekistan had just one gold ever in the Olympics. Gaibnazarov’s split decision victory on Sunday made it gold in two straight bouts for Uzbekistan following Shakhobidin Zoirov’s win in the flyweight division.
MEDAL ALERT: Denmark surprised two time reigning champion France 28 26 to win the men’s handball gold medal.
The Danes took the lead in the first half on Sunday, stretched it to a five goal lead with 10 minutes remaining and held off a late French comeback to take a win that prompted wild celebrations from the whole team.
Star left back Mikkel Hansen powered the Danes to gold with eight goals and four assists. Denmark, traditionally a power in the women’s game with three Olympic golds, was playing in its first men’s final.