Tulare boxer Richard Torrez Jr. wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

The 22-year-old lost to Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in Sunday morning's gold medal match.
TULARE, Calif. (KFSN) -- After an impressive run at this summer's Olympic Games, Tulare native Richard Torres Junior is coming home as a silver medalist in boxing.

The 22-year-old lost to Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in Sunday morning's gold medal match.

Torres Junior competed in the Super-Heavyweight division at the Tokyo games and is expected to compete in future Olympic competitions for Team USA.

We here at ABC30 want to congratulate Richard on a job well done and for representing the Valley on the world stage!

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