Tokyo Olympics: Lauren Price is GUARANTEED at least a bronze medal after making it to the semi-finals
Lauren Price GUARANTEED at least a bronze medal after confident showing of the Team GB boxer to knock out Panama’s Atheyna Bylon as she advances to semi-finals
Team GB boxer Lauren Price advanced to the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after a comfortable performance against Panama’s Atheyna Bylon.
Price outclassed her opponent for confidently abandoning her to advance to the final four – at the very least guaranteeing herself a bronze medal.
But the British star won’t settle for anything less than gold, insisting she’s “not done yet” and wants to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming an Olympic champion.
Team GB boxer Lauren Price is assured of at least bronze after sailing to the semi-finals
She comfortably beat Panama’s Atheyna Bylon on Saturday with a classy display
Price is not satisfied with bronze and hopes to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming an Olympic champion
“I knew it was hard to get in to be honest, I boxed her about six years ago and she beat me,” she told the BBC.
“I had to stick to the tactics and get her to my shots. She’s a really good girl, she’s been around for years, so I’m very happy with my achievement. With the pressure that it was a medal, that also ran out a bit. I’m glad that’s over and I can look forward to the next one.
“It’s been my dream since I was eight to go to an Olympics, I never thought I’d come here, let alone win a medal. I know I’m not done yet, I have to move on now and change the color. I can’t really put into words what it means to me.
“The whole team is buzzing, but it creates a little more pressure when your teammate wins a medal. The camp is pleasantly busy and everyone cheers each other on.’