Rio Olympics 2016: Robson Conceicao beats top seed to reach Olympic final

Robson Conceicao
Conceicao won silver at the 2013 World Amateur Championships

Brazil's Robson Conceicao beat top seed Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba to reach the Olympic lightweight final in Rio.

Conceicao, 27, was down on the scorecard heading into the final 30 seconds before a flurry of punches overwhelmed 25-year-old Alvarez.

The Brazilian is now guaranteed an Olympic gold or silver in his third Games, while Alvarez takes bronze.

Conceicao will face Otgondalai Dorjnyambuu of Mongolia or Frenchman Sofiane Oumiha on Tuesday (23:15 BST).

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