Ogogo moves a step closer to London
ANTHONY OGOGO faces Russian number four seed Artem Chebotarev, in Baku tomorrow (Monday), in the second round of the World Amateur Boxing Championships.
Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo is aiming for gold at the Commonwealth Games.
The 22-year-old from Lowestoft successfully overcame the challenge of South Korea’s Sung Woo on Saturday night in their 75kg middleweight bout.
Ogogo secured his spot in the last 32 with a stunning 17-7 win/
The 22-year-old Triple A boxer became the latest Great Britain squad member to progress through the early stages of the World Championships in Baku, after a comprehensive victory over Sung Woo of South Korea last night (Saturday).
Ogogo’s opening preliminary bout in the 75kg middeweight category saw him produce a composed performance to progress into the last 32 with an impressive 17-7 win over Woo.
Chebotarev stopped Muza Ngozo in the second round of their encounter on Saturday to set up a clash with Ogogo tomorrow.
Ogogo is potentially just two victories away now from securing a place in the last eight - with the quarter finals the automatic qualification standard for next year’s London 2012 Olympic Games.
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