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Ohio boxer Duke Ragan secures medal, advances to semifinals at Tokyo Olympics in men’s featherweight

Ragan moves on to face Samuel Takyi of Ghana in the semifinals at 10:30 p.m. Monday EST.

TOKYO, Japan — Editor's note: Video in the player above features a recap of the main events from the Tokyo Olympics for July 30.

Duke Ragan, a boxer from Cincinnati, has guaranteed himself a medal at the Tokyo Olympics as he advances to the semifinals in the men’s featherweight.

It comes after he beat Kurt Walker of Ireland in a 3-2 split decision during the quarterfinal match Saturday. See a replay of Saturday night’s match HERE.

Ragan now moves on to face Samuel Takyi of Ghana in the semifinals at 10:30 p.m. Monday EST.

Here are the results from his previous fights in the Tokyo Olympics:

  • July 23: Ragan defeats Samuel Kistohurry of France 3-2 in the Round of 32. Watch highlights of this matchup HERE.
  • July 27: Ragan defeats Serik Temirzhanov of Kazakhstan 5-0 in the Round of 16.
  • July 31: Ragan defeats Kurt Walker of Ireland 3-2 in the quarterfinals.

Another Ohio boxer, Oshae Jones of Toledo, has also secured herself a medal. She fights in the semifinals of the women’s Welterweight Division at 1:48 a.m. Wednesday (EST).

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