McCormack claims Olympic place with impressive win

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

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

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.