Anthony Fowler has known since April that he would represent Great Britain as the middleweight on the country’s boxing team at the Olympic Games in Rio.
Britain’s Anthony Joshua won the super-heavyweight Olympic gold medal with a come-from-behind victory over 2008 champion Roberto Cammarelle, of Italy, on the final day of competition at the London Games.
With their most recent victories two American female boxers, flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields, are assured of at least a bronze medal in London.
Team USA suffered its first loss of the 2012 Olympic Games on Monday when light heavyweight Marcus Browne was outpointed by Damien Hooper, who claimed a 13-11 victory in opening round action.
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