Joe Joyce of British Lionhearts celebrates his victory over Avery Gibson of USA Knockouts during their 91+kg bout during the World Series of Boxing Match between British Lionhearts and USA Knockouts at York Hall on January 17, 2013 in London, England. Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images
L-R) Silver medalist Joe Joyce of Great Britain, gold medalist Tony Victor James Yoka of France and bronze medalists Filip Hrgovic of Croatia and Ivan Dychko of Kazakhstan pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Boxing Super Heavy (+91kg) on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 6 on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
It was perhaps fitting that the final bout of these Olympic Games should end in controversy. Joe Joyce was the latest and final victim of an unfathomable points decision during the Rio Games, receiving a silver medal from the judges when it should have been gold. Judging in boxing has always been subjective, but too many times in recent days it has been difficult to understand what the subject was. Tony Yoka, of France, claimed the super-heavyweight gold medal with a split-points decision…
Rio Olympics 2016: Britain's Joe Joyce reaches men's super-heavyweight final