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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: One of Cameroon's medal hopeful, Wilfried Seyi knocked out

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: One of Cameroon's medal hopeful, Wilfried Seyi knocked out

75 kilograms range boxer Wilfried Seyi has crashed out of the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after losing to David Tshama of the Democratic Republic of Congo in his first outing.

One of Cameroon’s hopes to grab a medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan has just crumbled with the defeat of 75 kilograms range boxer Wilfried Seyi.

The 23-year-old boxer majestically controlled the first two rounds of the game but lost in the third and last one after receiving uncountable number of punches from his Congolese opponent.

At the end of the third round, three of the five referees waved in favor of DR Congo’s David Tshama and that marked the end of the competition for Wilfried Seyi.

The Cameroonian flag bearer at the 2016 Rio Games thus crashed out of the competition without winning a game like it was the case during his first participation five years back.

He is the second Cameroonian athlete to be knocked out of the Tokyo Olympic Games after Table tennis Sarah Hanffou failed to sail through the first hurdle.

Weight boxer Mengue Ayissi is for now the only athlete to have qualified for the next round of the games in his category. His next game is slated for tomorrow Tuesday, July 27.