IOC gives boxers ‘firm reprimand’ for gambling during Play


IOC gives boxers ‘firm reprimand’ for gambling during Play

Three boxers who participated in the Olympic Games of Rio by the International Olympic Committee caught on to the gambling on olympic boksduels. The three have a “strong reprimand”.

The Irish Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly and the Englishman Antony Fowler should also be a training programme of the IOC follow.

The trio placed bets on bokspartijen in Rio and that was discovered by a special unit, which for the first time in olympic history gambling and matchfixing by participants had to trace.

It is with a reprimand remained because the boxers have not tried the outcome of the fights to manipulate.

Conlan, Donnelly and Fowler are obliged to report various so-called integriteitscursussen to follow it, otherwise they can be participating in the following Games of 2020 in Tokyo anyway forget.


Conlan came during the Games already in the news, because after he lost the quarterfinals in the bantamweight against the Russian Vladimir Nikitin hard uithaalde to the olympic boksbond AIBA and judges.

The world champion from Ireland stuck in the ring all his middelvingers and was then in conversation with journalists it clear that he felt he was robbed of the victory.

“The AIBA is just corrupt,” said Conlan. “They need me, my olympic dream has decreased. It is clear that Russia is not doping more can use, so they have the judges but a lot more money.”

The AIBA sent a number of members of the jury go home because of “wrong decisions”.

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