Canada’s five-person boxing staff goals for the nation’s first Olympic medal since 1996.
One man and 4 girls will symbolize the Maple Leaf in boxing at Tokyo 2020, all with their very own tales and motivations.
For Nova Scotia’s Wyatt Sanford, he stresses the necessity to go “from zero to 100 actually quick” after the COVID-19 pandemic worn out all of his preparation and saved him from testing himself internationally earlier than climbing onto the most important stage in newbie boxing.
In the meantime, flyweight Mandy Bujold is joyful to even be competing after she was initially dominated ineligible attributable to an absence of fights. Not that she’s planning on being a bystander — the 33-year-old completed fifth at Rio 2016 and goals to enhance on that efficiency.
Elsewhere, Tammara Thibeault, Myriam Da Silva and Caroline Veyre are all seeking to make an impression of their first Olympic Video games.
Boxing at Tokyo 2020: Canada’s schedule
|July 24||12:54 a.m.||32||Wyatt Sanford vs. Mervin Clair|
|July 24||10:48 p.m.||32||Mandy Bujold vs. Nina Radovanovic|
|July 27||6:54 a.m.||16||Myriam Da Silva vs. Maria Moronta Hernandez|
|July 27||11:18 p.m.||16||Tammara Thibeault vs. Nadezhda Ryabets|
|July 26||1:12 a.m.||16||Caroline Veyre vs. TBA|
Boxing at Tokyo 2020: Canada’s roster
- Wyatt Sanford (welterweight)
- Mandy Bujold (flyweight)
- Myriam Da Silva (welterweight)
- Tammar Thibeault (middleweight)
- Caroline Veyre (featherweight)
Boxing at Tokyo 2020: The right way to watch Canada’s video games
CBC is the principle broadcaster of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Canada. TSN/RDS and Sportsnet can even broadcast some occasions.