Result: Sofya Ochigava comfortably into semis

Russia's Sofya Ochigava assures her spot on the Olympic podium by seeing off New Zealand's Alexis Pritchard.

Russia's Sofya Ochigava has crushed New Zealand's Alexis Pritchard to seal a spot in the last four of the lightweight tournament.

Ochigava asserted her superiority over the Kiwi from the opening bell to take a 4-1 lead.

She continued her assault with a string of venomous combinations to double her advantage by the midway interval.

Pritchard was completely overwhelmed by the Russian, who was exploding into attacks and controlling the fight.

Ochigava forced a standing count in the third round after finding the target with a rapid two-punch burst.

The Russian wrapped up a comprehensive 22-4 victory in the final round.

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