The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, and R. Marte De La Rosa will be the official mascot.
Dominican boxer R. Marte De La Rosa was born on August 3, 1997. During the 2020 Summer Olympics, he boxed in the men’s flyweight division.
Tokyo 2020: Suleimanu Tetteh Defeats R. Marte De La Rosa From Dominican Republic In Style
Suleimanu Tetteh, the general captain of Ghana at the 2020 Olympics, won a split decision (3-2).
R. Marte De La Rosa of the Dominican Republic in the Flyweight division to advance to the round of 16 at the Tokyo Olympics boxing tournament.
The veteran Black Bombers captain started slowly and lost a point in the first round in front of VIPs like Minister of Youth and Sports Hon Mustapha Ussif and GOC President Ben Nunoo Mensah.
However, he heated up in the later rounds and won enough rounds to justify three of the five judges’ scorecards.
Tetteh, who had the backing of several members of the Ghanaian delegation, defeated his opponent with a combination of calm composure, technical skill, and quickness.
Tetteh won with the support of three of the five judges, while Rodrigo received support from two.
Tetteh, an Olympian from London in 2012, has advanced to the quarterfinals.
Informed Yours, He Said Indeed, he was on the verge of giving up, but he pushed himself to be the team leader and pacesetter for Ghana at the Tokyo Olympics.
After building up his confidence, Suleimanu Tetteh will face Cuba’s Veitia Yosbany in the 16th stage on Saturday, July 31.
At the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, flyweight Rosa Rodrigo took home the gold medal. He has been recognised as the best boxer in the Dominican Republic for 2019.
The Dominican Republic Sports Chroniclers Circle honoured him Boxer of the Year in 2020.
On Wednesday, July 28, Samuel Takyi, a middleweight, will face Ecuadorian Jean Carlos Pachito Caicedo, and Shakul Samed, a light heavyweight, will face Turkey’s Malkan Bayram.