Rio: Ghana’s Omar eliminated from the Boxing category

Ghana’s boxer Abdul Omar has been eliminated from the ongoing Rio Olympic Games after he was defeated by Argentine boxer Alberto Ezequiel Melian on Thursday August 12 in the men’s bantamweight division.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Rio 2016 Olympic Games
World Boxing Union

Omar was defeated 0-3. He adds to four, the number of Ghanaian athletes eliminated from the Olympics.

Earlier, swimmers Kaya Forson and Abeiku Jackson as well as judoka Szandra Szogedi got eliminated from their respective competitions.

Ghana is now left with 12 athletes in contention for medals at the Games.


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