Claressa Shields
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Women’s boxing

Claressa Shields
U.S. boxer Claressa Shields celebrates her victory over Marina Volnova of Kazakhstan during the women’s middleweight semifinals. Shields will box for the gold against a Russian fighter.  (Scott Heavey / Getty Images)
Shields vs. Volnoza
Team USA’s Claressa Shields, in blue, fights Marina Volnova of Kazakhstan at ExCel Center. (Dennis M. Sabangan / European Pressphoto Agency)
Women’s middleweight bout
Marina Volnova, left, boxes Claressa Shields during their semifinal match. (Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)
Women’s boxing
Ren Cancan of China, right, defeats Team USA’s Marlen Esparza in the flyweight semifinal. The 5-foot-3 Esparza will take home the bronze medal (Dennis M. Sabangan / European Pressphoto Agency)
Women’s flyweight bout
Marlen Esparza of the U.S. in action against Ren Cancan of China. (Scott Heavey / Getty Images)
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