Lorenzo Sotomayor upset with not winning gold at Rio 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, August 24
Azerbaijani boxer Lorenzo Sotomayor, who won the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, regretted not winning the gold medal.
"The Olympics went on great for me. I wanted to return with a gold medal, but unfortunately, due to biased officiating, couldn't get it done," Sotomayor told reporters at Baku airport.
Sotomayor competed in the finals against Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov.
Azerbaijan, represented by 56 athletes at the Rio Olympics, captured 18 medals (1 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze). The country was among the top 15 countries at the Olympics, which hosted a total of record 206 countries.
Azerbaijani athletes represented the country in 18 sports disciplines.