women's boxing

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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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 championship fight in the middleweight division in Chi…