McCormack claims Olympic place with impressive win

Pat McCormack has qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning his quarter-final at the World Olympic Qualifier in Azerbaijan this afternoon.

Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 11:59 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 1:03 pm
Pat McCormack

Dominant McCormack outpointed France’s Hassan Amzile in Baku to seal his place in Brazil.

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The Washington star was always in control of the U64 kilo contest, winning through on all three judges’ scorecards 30-27.

He maintained his record of not having lost a round in the competition in Azerbaijan.

Great Britain team-mate Josh Kelly, from Sunderland, fights in his quarter-final tonight looking to claim his place in Rio.