Result: Elshod Rasulov untroubled by Yahia El Mekachari

Elshod Rasulov of Uzbekistan progresses into the quarter-finals of the Olympics with a comprehensive victory over Tunisia's Yahia El Mekachari.

Uzbek light heavyweight Elshod Rasulov has comfortably beaten Tunisia's Yahia El Mekachari to secure a quarter-final spot in the Olympics.

Rasulov had barely broken a sweat in opening up a four-point lead after the first round, in which El Mekachari had barely thrown a punch.

The Tunisian was struggling to get within range for an attack and Rasulov was dictating the pace of the contest, constantly moving from side to side.

Rasulov finished the second round strongly with a string of searing lefts.

The Uzbek wrapped up a 13-6 victory in the final round.

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