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Boxing: Solis sees off main threat

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posted on Aug, 18 2004 @ 07:46 PM
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Cuban Odlanier Solis got his Olympic heavyweight boxing title bid off to a perfect start, ousting Russian rival Alexander Alekseev in the first round.

The 24-year-old's mixture of speed and accurate punches saw the judges hand him the bout 24-21.

Alekseev gave Solis a tight battle up until the fourth round but he failed to press home his height advantage.

Solis's defensive tactics paid off and he now has the title in his sights: "My only aim is the gold medal," he said.


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