View Full Version : Boxing: Draw throws up tasty early clashes

07-27-2012, 03:10 PM
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/6iNCMmDW6fqDUSOAxbojUQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9ODU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2012-07-27T181238Z_1_CBRE86Q1EL700_RTROPTP_2_CSPORTS-US-OLY-BOXI-DRAW-DAY0.JPG (http://news.yahoo.com/boxing-draw-throws-tasty-early-clashes-181238894--box.html)LONDON (Reuters) - The always controversial draw for the Olympic boxing tournament was praised on Friday for its fairness as the limited number of seeds ensured a number of mouthwatering bouts in the opening rounds. International Boxing Association (AIBA) president Wu Ching-Kuo said there could be no complaints about the draw, involving 250 men in 10 weight categories and for the first time 36 women in three, in his opening comments before the two hour procedure. "Always in the past the draw has been criticized for not being transparent, now everything is transparent," the Taiwanese told ...

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