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Boxing: Martn Molina achieves the first gold for Spain in the European Championship

Lhe Spanish boxing party at the European Championship in Yerevan (Armenia) has started off on the right foot, as Martn Molina has won the featherwe


Lhe Spanish party at the European Championship in Yerevan (Armenia) has started off on the right foot, as Martn Molina has won the featherweight gold medal (-51 kilos). The Catalan has been proclaimed champion after beating the Englishman Kieran MacDonald by unanimous decision (5-0).

Martn Molina made up for the smaller size compared to his rival, going in and out with great speed and precision during the first round. Molina was sublime in the second round, applying the same plan, with even greater success. MacDonald, the replacement for Olympic champion Gala Yafai, was forced to press in the third, although the Spaniard had gotten the better of his opponent. The judges had not the slightest doubt.