Posted August 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Women's boxing was a big hit in its first Olympics. It could be even bigger in Rio. The debut tournament got rave reviews from fans, boxers and Olympic officials who loved the sold-out crowds, evenly matched bouts and international attention received by every session. IOC President Jacques Rogge says he's thrilled the competition removed any doubt of the sport's Olympic worthiness. AIBA President Wu Ching-Kuo wants to double the Olympic field four years from now in Rio. And gold-medal lightweight Katie Taylor can't wait to see how many young women are inspired to pick up gloves after watching five days of history in the London ring.
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