Boxing: PH’s Eumir Marcial assured of silver, but eyes world championship gold


Posted at Sep 21 2019 01:37 AM | Updated as of Sep 21 2019 02:05 AM

The Philippines' Eumir Marcial dominated Kulakhamet Tursynbay of Kazakhstan to advance to the gold-medal match in the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia on Friday.

With his 5-0 victory over Tursynbay, the Zamboanga-raised Marcial, already assured of a silver medal, takes on hometown bet Bakshi Gleb for the middleweight championship at Expo Center.

AIBA (International Boxing Association) is the sport's world governing body.

Marcial, 23, won gold in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games and a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games.

He won gold in the 2011 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.

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