Bout was stopped after two rounds
ATHENS, Greece -- Greece has lodged a protest over the controversial end to light heavyweight Elias Pavlidis' Olympic bout against Egypt's Ahmed Ismail, saying Ismail delivered several illegal hits that caused Pavlidis to become too injured to continue.
The Hellenic Boxing Federation lodged the protest shortly after
the match ended Tuesday night in a storm of boos from a partisan
crowd hoping to see Greece win its first Olympic boxing medal.
Pavlidis took an 18-12 lead after two rounds, ...
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