Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Ginny Fuchs defeated India's Mary Kom in a decision today in the semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Boxing Test Event tournament. With the win, Fuchs will now fight England's Lisa Whiteside on Sunday in the championship match.
Including today, Fuchs' last three fights have all been victories over Olympic medalists. Kom won the Bronze Medal in the 2012 Olympic Games. Fuchs twice defeated Marlen Esparza, also a 2012 Bronze Medalist, in the U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials last October.
Kom has also won the World Championship five times in the Flyweight division.
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