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Cuban boxer Arlen Lopez clinched the men's light heavyweight gold at Tokyo 2020.

TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Cuban boxer Arlen Lopez clinched the men's light heavyweight gold at Tokyo 2020, beating Britain's Benjamin Whittaker in final here on Wednesday.

Lopez, Rio 2016 middleweight gold medalist, competed in light heavyweight category this time in Tokyo. The 28-year-old Cuban landed more clean punches and won the bout on split-decision 4-1.

Azerbaijan's Loren Berto Alfonso Dominguez and Imam Khatave of the Russian Olympic Committee shared the bronze medals.

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