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Team USA, Flickr
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Flint’s Claressa Shields Wins Boxing Gold

 

Earlier today, Flint's Claressa Shields won the first ever middleweight gold medal in women's Olympic boxing.

The 17-year-old Flint Northwestern student won the bout with 33-year-old Russian Nadezda Torlopova easily with a score of 19-12 according to ESPN.

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Long time Flint area sportscaster Tom Skinner (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Long time Flint area sportscaster Tom Skinner (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Tonight On The Tom Sumner Program

Celebrate Flint sports legends including today's historic gold medal win by Flint teen Claressa Shields with guests Mayor Dayne Walling and long time area sportscaster Tom Skinner on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday August 9 beginning at 6 p

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The Green Space, Flickr
The Green Space, Flickr
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Flint Boxer Shields Advances to Gold Medal Match

Flint boxer Claressa Shields won her semifinal bout this morning against Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova according to MLive.

The next bout for the 17-year-old will be Thursday around 12:15 p.m.

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The Green Space, Flickr
The Green Space, Flickr
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Flint Boxer Shields Officially an Olympian

Flint boxer Claressa Shields is officially an Olympian according to the Detroit News.

The 17-year-old is heading to London after England's Savannah Marshall - who beat Shields in a preliminary bout - won her semifinal match to advance to the

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SueJayeJohnson, Flickr
SueJayeJohnson, Flickr
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Flint’s Shields Still Has Chance for Olympic Spot

Olympic hopeful Claressa Shields is still in the hunt for a spot on the 2012 Olympic Team according to the Detroit News.

The Flint boxer lost a preliminary bout on Sunday at the women's world championships in China. The good ne

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F.W.C Berston, Facebook
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Pizza Party Fundraiser for Claressa Shields to be Held

The public is invited to a community reception for Claressa Shields and FWC-Berston Boxing. Proceeds from the event, to be held at Wize Guys Pizza in Flint, will go to support FWC-Berston Boxing training and travel costs for the upcoming international events

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West Point Public Affairs, Flickr
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Fundraiser to be Held for Teen Boxer Going to Olympic Trials

A community fundraiser is being held for Flint Northwestern High School student Claressa Shields who will be going to the Olympic Trials February 13-19 to compete for a spot on the 2012 Olympic Team

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