Andrade loses one bout short of welterweight medal round
Originally Published: August 17, 2008Reuters
BEIJING -- World welterweight champion Demetrius Andrade sealed the U.S. team's worst-ever Olympic boxing performance when he lost 11-9 to South Korea's Kim Jungjoo in his quarterfinal bout on Sunday.The defeat left the Americans with just one boxer, heavyweight Deontay Wilder, who struggled to beat Morocco's Mohammed Arjaoui on countback to reach the last four. The situation is a major setback for a country which has won a record 48 Olympic boxing golds and had never left Games ...
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