Paris 2024: Ghana’s Amadu Mohammed suffers first-round loss in Bangkok Qualifier

Ghana’s Amadu Mohammed has been eliminated from the Paris 2024 Olympic Qualifier in Bangkok following a defeat by Dominican Republic’s De lo Santos Felix Jose Luis.

The nineteen-year-old gold medalist from the 2023 African Games, lost via a second-round stoppage in the round 64 bout.

He is one of seven Ghanaian boxers in Bangkok, Thailand, for the final boxing Olympic Qualifier.

Leicester-based Mark Kojovi Ahondjo is scheduled to fight St. Pierre Kennedy Joseph of Mauritius in the afternoon session, in the Super Heavyweight contest. Kodjovi’s bout is a round of 32 match up.

His fight will be followed by Theophilus Kpakpo Allotey who will face Hungary’s Bernath Attila in the evening session, The flyweight contest is a round of 64 encounter.

The remaining matchups involving Ghanaians are as follows;
Joseph Commey vs Bajoku Shpetim (Kosovo) afternoon session, 26th  May 2024 Bout no. 102 in the Light Welterweight -63.5kg (Round 64)

Henry Malm vs Bilrrashid Mohammed (Libya) evening session, 26th May 2024 Bout no. 139 in the Light Middleweight -71kg. (Round 64)

6. Jonathan Tetteh VRs Dominguez Loren Berto (Azerbaijan) evening session, 27th May 2024 Bout no. 192 in the Heavyweight- 92Kg

7. Oneilla Sathoud VRs Langerova Monika (Czech Republic) evening session 27th May 2024 Bout no. 200 Women’s   Middleweight- 75Kg (R32).

In all, there are 51 Olympic slots available at the Bangkok Qualifier.

No Ghanaian has qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris, despite Ghanaian representation at the 2023 African Qualifiers in Senegal and the 2024 tournament in Busto Arsizio, Italy.

Source: myjoyonline

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