Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/7/14
Welterweight Freddie Evans added another impressive win to Britain's growing collection at Olympic boxing Friday, beating fourth-seeded Egidijus Kavaliauskas of Lithuania 11-7. Evans' third-round rally improved the British team to 8-1 at its home Olympics with six fighters still in medal contention. Furious Freddie, as the effusive 21-year-old Welshman is known, rode the support of another frenzied crowd to earn a quarterfinal bout for a medal with Custio Clayton of Canada. ''I've never experienced anything like it before,'' Evans said of the London crowd's support. ''It really gives you a bit of a boost. ... They're all top lads here, but I'm confident that I can come back again and keep doing it.'' Top-seeded flyweight Misha Aloyan of Russia won his opening Olympic bout at ExCel, while Mongolia's Tugstsogt Myambayar upset fourth-seeded Vincenzo Picardi of Italy 17-16. Top-seeded welterweight Taras Shelestyuk and France's Alexis Vastine also advanced. Clayton beat Australia's C...
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