Conlon secures another Olympic medal for Ireland07/08/2012 - 21:27:26
Michael Conlon has won another Olympic medal for Ireland.
The Flyweight has beaten French fighter Nordine Oubaali by 22 points to 18 in their quarter-final at the Excel Arena.
It was 5-5 at the end of the first round after Conlon made a lightening fast start to the fight before the Frenchman started to find his range.
The second round also finished deadlocked, with both fighters scoring seven points.
The final round was a tense battle with both fighters looking to convince the judges that they were the better fighter, but it was the Belfast man who out-scored his opponent by four points in the decisive round.