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Boxer Jean Carlos Caicedo wins the silver medal at the Bolivarian Games

Ecuadorian boxer Jean Carlos Caicedo took the silver medal in the Featherweight division (up to 57 kg) of the 2022 Bolivarian Games, after losing


Ecuadorian boxer Jean Carlos Caicedo took the silver medal in the Featherweight division (up to 57 kg) of the 2022 , after losing in the final against Colombian Yilmar González.

Caicedo could not impose his fighting rhythm on the local, who maintained a strategy to keep the distance with his jab, supported by his height and then finish off his rival with precise combinations.

The first round was overwhelming for González, winning 5-0 on the judges’ scorecards.

In the second round, Caicedo was forced to go out looking for the fight, so he allowed Gonzalez to counterpunch and wait, winning again 5-0 the round.

In this way Ecuador adds a new medal in the Bolivarian Games that are being played on Colombian soil.