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2012 Olympics: British Boxing Shines as Fred Evans, Anthony Joshua and More Pick Up Big Wins

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Team GB will walk away from the London 2012 Olympics with a record equaling haul of five medals as Fred Evans, Anthony Joshua, Anthony Ogogo, Luke Campbell and Nicola Adams all triumphed in their respective quarter finals.

However, Liverpudlian Natasha Jonas, European flyweight champion Andrew Selby and Savannah Marshall all saw their challenges ended without a place on the podium.

Much attention has been given to the challenge of the two Anthonys- Joshua and Ogogo- both of whom secured comfortable points wins at a raucous ExCel Arena on Monday night.

Luke Campbell secured a come from behind triumph against Bulgarian Detelin Dalakliev, however Jonas ran into an Irish tour de force in Katie Taylor and was well beaten in a barn burner.

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Marshall, the world’s best at middleweight was under par as she failed to announce herself on the Olympic stage and Wales’ Fred Evans was fortunate to secure his place in the semi-finals after attempting to drift home against Canadian Custio Clayton.

Selby’s defeat was always on the cards after slipping five points behind after two sessions against Cuban teenager Robeisy Ramirez, and despite winning the final round was always heading home.

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