Irish Magno ends Olympic Campaign after shocking loss to Thai Opponent

Irish Magno ends Olympic Campaign after loss to Thai Opponent

July 29, 2021

Irish Magno suffered a shocking, crushing defeat to her Thai Opponent, Jitipong Jutamas. In the 2nd round of the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Boxing.  Jutamas, the only bronze medalist at the 2019 SEA Games in the 51kg category, had a decisive victory over the Filipino 5-0. Her ring manship on the day dominated Magno. Magno ended her Olympic campaign with a respectable second-round finish.


Irish Magno qualifies to the next round

July 25, 2021

Like her compatriot Nesthy Petecio 

Filipino boxer Irish Magno has won her opening match in her Olympic debut and made it out of the round of 32 to the round of 16. In the 48-51kg  Flyweight category, Magno defeated Christine Ongare of Kenya 5-0.  All 5 judges giving the Filipina the win by unanimous decision.  

Magno, the SEA Games 2019 silver medallist in the bantam division, will now move on to face SEA Games Bronze medallist Jutamas Jitpong in the round of 16. An opponent Magno has already beaten in the past.

Magno will celebrate her 30th birthday in 2 days. And 2 days later, on July 29, will face Jitpong doing her bit to try and progress to the Olympic semi-finals.

Irish Magno
Irish Magno

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