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Chakhkiev of Russia wins men´s 91kg boxing gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-23-2008 22:09

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Rakhim Chakhkiev from Russia claimed the men's 91kg boxing title at the Beijing Olympics on Saturday, beating Clemente Russo from Italy 4-2 in the final.

Rakhim Chakhkiev (red) of Russia competes against Clemente Russo of Italy during Men's Heavy (91kg) Final Bout of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games boxing event at Workers' Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. Rakhim Chakhkiev defeated Clemente Russo and won the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua/Lu Mingxiang)
Rakhim Chakhkiev (red) of Russia competes against Clemente Russo
 of Italy during Men's Heavy (91kg) Final Bout of Beijing 2008 
Olympic Games boxing event at Workers' Gymnasium in Beijing, China,
 Aug. 23, 2008. Rakhim Chakhkiev defeated Clemente Russo and won 
the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua/Lu Mingxiang)

The bronze medals went to Osmai Acosta Duarte from Cuba and Deontay Wilder from the United States.


Editor:Chen Ge