Boxers Allicock, Lewis assured of medals after reaching semi-finals

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Keevin Allicock

Boxers Keevin Allicock and Colin Lewis are all but assured of medals at the ongoing South American Games in Cochabamba, Bolivia after clinching semi -final berths in their respective weight classes.

Following his 3-2 victory against Uruguay’s Lucas Garcia on Saturday, Allicock is all but assured of at least a bronze medal after earning a final four spot in the bantamweight class.

According to reports out of Bolivia, last year’s Commonwealth Youth Games silver medalist will be in semifinal action tomorrow against Argentina’s Carlos Alanis.

Colin Lewis

Guyana’s other boxer at the event, Colin Lewis, won his light welterweight quarterfinal bout against Venezuelan, Christian Medina 3-2 on Sunday and will be in semifinal action today versus Colombia’s John Agudelo.

Stabroek Sport will keep readers updated.

Guyana is being represented in four disciplines by 11 athletes at the May 26- June 8 event.

The disciplines are badminton, boxing, table tennis and track and field with the track and field action scheduled to start today.

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