Tokyo 2020: Boxer Sulemanu Tetteh Eliminated

Ghanaian boxer Sulemanu Tetteh has been eliminated in the ongoing Tokyo Olympic Games following a unanimous decision loss to Cuba’s Veitia Yosbany in the Flyweight division.

Tetteh was floored twice and stood no chance right from the start of the round of 16 fight.

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Sulemanu Tetteh

The Black Bombers skipper was underwhelming and lost all three rounds to his opponent, Vietia who put up a determined fight to secure the win.

The 28-year-old Ghana from the scratch failed to cope with the pace of the bout and was caught a few times in the face.

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Tetteh struggled even more in the second round, failing to put up a fight against the Cuban.

A much better final bout was needed, but that too did not go as planned, as the two-time Ghanaian Olympian bowed out of the Flyweight division in the Olympic Games.

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See the judges’ scorecard here:

The next Ghanaian boxer in action will be Samuel Takyi against Ávila Segura Ceiber David of Colombia on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 02:48GMT.