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Commonwealth Games: Kiwi boxer Troy Garton wins bronze medal with torn ACL

Commonwealth Games: Kiwi boxer Troy Garton wins bronze medal with torn ACL”

"I don't even think it was close", Walsh told AAP. "I thought I had done enough".

"Having my whole family and friends here to support me, it's definitely had that added pressure".

"I started very well in the first round, in fact this opponent was not good as the one I defeated in the quarterfinals, but here you get exhausted", She added.

"I already had a bronze from Africa, my target here was silver, I will go home not a happy person but its okay many failed to get anything". I'm just taking small steps man, I'm still young - I'm getting fired up for this next fight man.he was the last year's victor (at the Commonwealth Youth Games) - he won gold.

"I am ultimately going to win gold here, I'm very confident", she said.

Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali will be out to break weightlifting's dominance of the Samoan Gold Coast medal haul when he fights for gold in the men's 81kg final today.

Samoa last collected a Commonwealth Games boxing medal in 2006 but have never won gold. This time, I 100% won.

Jeff Horn, Australia's WBO welterweight world champion, was in the crowd to see the hosts seal three golds at Oxenford Studios, where Hollywood blockbusters including the latest in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie series were shot.

"I'd like to congratulate Skye, she's a great ambassador for women's boxing".

The only Kenyan boxing medal victor at this year's Commonwealth Games, Christine Ongare says if more fights are arranged for Kenyan female boxers, they would be able to prepare well for such a major championship. "It's hard to deal with".



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