Lawrence Okolie and Antony Fowler fall to Cuban and Kazakh boxing class

• Okolie loses to Erislandy Savón in heavyweight class
• Middleweight Zhanibek Alimkhanuly too good for Fowler

Lawrence Okolie, a once overweight hamburger flipper from north London who has put away his psychology books for a while to study the less cerebral art of boxing, epitomises all that is good about amateur boxing – and on Monday night he left the Olympics with a defeat but the respect of a very good Cuban.

Four years ago in London Erislandy Savón, bearer of one of the most famous surnames in Cuban boxing, did not quite deliver for his uncle Felix in the super-heavyweight division against Anthony Joshua – although some good judges thought the Watford novice fortunate to win their first-round bout and go on to get gold.

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