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Confident start for Welshman

26July2002

Darren Edwards got off to a flying start in the bantamweight boxing contest at the Forum Centre in Wythenshawe.

Boxing

A confident punching performance from the Welshman against Kumola Ikgopoleng from Botswana saw him run out 24-8 winner in a contest he controlled from the start.

Meanwhile, South African Ludumo Galada saw off Michel Agard by a margin of 20-6 in another bantamweight battle.

Other boxing results so far:
Bantamweight:
A Cooner (CAN) v R Durgahed (MRI) 22-6
E Letuka (LES) v N Singh (IND) 14-12

Featherweight
B Gaudet (CAN) v M Walisundaram (SRI) 22-8
J Mwila (ZAM) v T Aryeetey (GHA) - 19-18

Flyweight
S Michael (NGR) v O Rajabu (TAN) - 19-8
B Irungu (KEN) v R Lare (PNG) - 18-16
R Rathnayake (SRI) v B Hore (AUS) - 14-7

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