Pat McCormack wins gold after qualifying for Rio 2016 at AIBA World Olympic Qualification Event

By 25th June 2016News

After confirming his place on Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Pat McCormack finished his AIBA World Olympic Qualification Event in style, winning a gold medal with a unanimous win over Richardson Hitchins of Haiti in the final.

It was the final of a string of flawless performances from Pat, who won every round of each of his five bouts on on every judge’s scorecard during the competiiton.

After a close bout, Josh Kelly was unable to get past Souleymane Cissokho of France in his semi-final on Friday, losing by unanimous decision, but Josh also returns from Baku with his place at Rio 2016 confirmed.