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Olympics: Congolese boxer Marcelat Sakobi eliminated from the start

Olympics: Congolese boxer Marcelat Sakobi eliminated from the start

 

No miracle for the Congolese boxer Marcelat Sakobi at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (23 July - 8 August). She was eliminated. Marcelat Sakobi fell in the round of sixteen in the -57 kg category. She was beaten by Philippine Nesthy Petecio, this Saturday 24 July.

The 2017 African champion and world number 59, was no match for the 2019 world champion and world number 7. For, her challenger won the fight on points, unanimously by the five judges. And after three rounds (27-30, 27-30, 28-29, 27-30, 28-30).

With this first elimination in its ranks, the DRC has only six athletes left in the competition, including three boxers.

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