Quebec’s Ariane Fortin takes boxing silver at Commonwealth Games
GLASGOW, Scotland — Canadian boxer Ariane Fortin has won silver in the 75-kilogram class at the Commonwealth Games.
The 29-year-old from St. Nicholas, Que., lost to Savannah Marshall of England in a split decision.
Women’s boxing is making its Commonwealth Games debut.
Mandy Bujold of Kitchener, Ont., captured bronze in the 51 kg. class on Friday for Canada’s first-ever women’s Commonwealth boxing medal.
Fortin, a two-time world champion, suffered a heartbreaking loss to friend-turned-rival Mary Spencer for a spot on the 2012 London Olympic team.
Their heated battle for an Olympic berth was chronicled in the documentary “Last Woman Standing.”
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