Tokyo 2020: Samuel Takyi sets up semi-final clash with American boxer Duke Ragan

August 1, 2021
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  • Samuel Takyi will face American Duke Regan in the semi-final of the feather weight division in Tokyo
  • The 20-year-old defeated David Ceiber of Columbia in the quarter-finals
  • He is guaranteed at least a Bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games

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Ghanaian feather weight boxer Samuel Takyi will face American fighter Duke Ragan in the semi-final after defeating Columbian David Ceiber Avila in the last eight.

The victory, which guarantees him at least a Bronze medal, means the American stands between him and a gold or silver medal.

The battle was confirmed after Duke Ragan defeated Irish boxer Kurt Walker in the other quarter final bout in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020: Samuel Takyi sets up semi-final clash with American boxer Duke Regan
Tokyo 2020: Samuel Takyi sets up semi-final clash with American boxer Duke Regan. SOURCE: Twitter/ @Tokyo2020 @Duke1ragan
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Samuel Takyi becomes the fourth Ghanaian to win a medal at the Olympic Games following his latest feat, with the previous three winning two Bronze medals and a silver.

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The 20-year-old fighter could go a step further by winning Gold when he defeats Duke Ragan.

Takyi joins Prince Amartey, Eddie Blay and Clement Quarter as Ghanaian boxers to win medals at the Games.

He started his journey in Tokyo after drawing bye in his first fight, he then produced a masterclass to defeat Ecuadorian boxer Carlos Caicedo before outclassing David Ceiber.

Meanwhile, Duke Regan beat Frenchman Samuel Kristohurry in the round of 32, before defeating Serik Termizhanov of Kazakhstan and then out-boxing Ireland’s Kurt Walker.

Samuel Takyi and Duke Regan will square up in the ring on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, Samuel Takyi, the 20-year-old boxer representing Ghana at the 2020 Olympics still ongoing in Japan, Tokyo, has won Ghana’s first medal at the event.

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Samuel Takyi to become fourth Ghanaian boxer to win a medal at the Olympics

In what would go down as a priceless moment, the talented boxing prodigy won his Olympic quarter-final to clinch a medal for the country.

Takyi triumphed over Colombia’s 32-year-old David Ceiber Avila, which got the judges to score the Ghanaian winner of two out of three rounds handing the 20-year-old victory over his opponent.

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