2012 Olympics - Boxing

Boxing opens with men's competition on July 28 and then on August 5, women's boxing makes its debut at the Olympics (fly, light and middle weight classes). The men's competition has a total of 10 divisions, with medals decided on Aug. 11 and 12.

Claressa Shields Wins USA's First-Ever Women's Boxing Gold Medal

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Claressa Shields won the first ever gold medal in women’s middleweight (165 lbs) boxing beating Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova 19-12.

American Claressa Shields Advances To Gold Medal Match, Teammate Marlen Esparze Wins Bronze

Marlen Esparza won bronze in the women's flyweight division, while Claressa Shields won her semifinal to qualify for the women's middleweight final.

Americans Shut Out In Men's Boxing; 2 American Women Remain

The American men have been shut out of the boxing medals for the first time ever, while two American women remain in the medal hunt.

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