He has not missed his entry into competition. The Mauritian boxer Kennedy St-Pierre is in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games [Jo], held in Rio, Brazil.
Engaged in 91 kg, Kennedy St-Pierre defeated Algerian Chouaib Bouloudinat by knockout in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, August 9th. The Mauritian won the fight by decision of the judges by a majority of 2 against 1.
Kennedy St-Pierre therefore play the quarterfinals on Thursday 11th of August. His opponent: Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan. If he wins another victory, he will be assured of a bronze medal. He will become the second Mauritian to win an Olympic medal after the one won by Bruno Julie in boxing. He had won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.