Misfortune for Mangiacapre, fractured cheekbone. Italian athlete forced to return to Italy
An unexpected blow for the Italian Team: Italy's quest in Rio loses one of its key players through injury. The boxer Vincenzo Mangiacapre, victorious today in the round of 32 in the men's welter class (69kg) against Mexican Romero, suffered a compound fracture of the cheekbone and is forced to return to Italy. The Italian team affectionately gather around the bronze medal winner from London 2012 and wish him a speedy recovery.