Degale of Britain wins men's 75kg boxing gold
2008-08-23 13:16:11 GMT 2008-08-23 21:16:11 (Beijing Time) Xinhua
boxing event at Workers' Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. James Degale defeated Emilio Correa Bayeaux and won the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua Photo)
James Degale (red) of Great Britain competes against Emilio Correa Bayeaux of Cuba during Men's Middle (75kg) Final Bout of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- James Degale from Britain claimed the men's 75kg boxing title at the Beijing Olympics on Saturday, beating emilio Correa Bayeaux from Cuba 16-14 in the final.
The bronze medals went to Darren John Sutherland from Ireland and Vijender Kumar from India.