Nigeria’s sole boxer at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics Efe Ajagba has crashed out of the Games.
Ajagba lost by unanimous decision of 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 to Dychko who won bronze at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
The 22 year old from Delta State qualified for the men’s super heavyweight event in Rio in 2016 when he won the gold medal in the super heavyweight event at the African Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament held in Yaoundé, Cameroon
Ajagba also competed for the Nigerian team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. Competing in the super heavyweight division he defeated Junior Fa of Tonga in the round of 16 and Paul Schafer of South Africa in the quarterfinals. He advanced to the semifinals where he was defeated by Joseph Goodall of Australia, meaning Ajagba won a bronze medal.