Algirdas Socikas Tournament
Algirdas Socikas Tournament
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Sam Maxwell and Gamal Yafai have won gold medals in the Algirdas Socikas Tournament in Kaunas, Lithuania, this weekend.
Birmingham bantamweight Gamal beat Lithuanian Ruslanas Jefremovas with a comfortable points score of 20:7, while Liverpudlian light welterweight Sam had a 16:6 victory over Vadzim Trushneninkau of Belarus.

Having received a bye to the semi finals, which he won by walkover, Joe Joyce lost to Russian London 2012 Olympian Magamed Omarov 17:11 in his first match of the tournament, and returns with a silver medal.

The competition, which is in its 37th year, is named after two-time European champion and six time former Soviet Union national champion, Algirdas Socikas, who died last year.


Thursday 2 May 2013

Gamal Yafai beat Mindaugas Bankauskas (Lithuania) 19:5
Sam Maxwell beat Deividas Kliuciakas (Lithuania) 13:5
Warren Baister lost to Tadas Tamasauskas (Lithuania) 11:9

Friday 3 May 2013

Gamal Yafai beat Nazir Balaev (Russia) 17:10
Sam Maxwell beat Zdenek Chladek (Czech Republic) 10:10 (countback)
Joe Joyce beat Ralius Sinkevics (Latvia) Walkover

Saturday 4 May 2013

Gamal Yafai
beat Ruslanas Jefremovas (Lithuania) 20:7
Sam Maxwell beat Vadzim Trushneninkau (Belarus) 16:6
Joe Joyce lost to Magamed Omarov (Russia) 17:11

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