Nico Hernandez of Wichita clinched a medal in the 2016 Olympics with his unanimous three-round decision victory against Ecuador’s Carlos Eduardo Quipo Palaxti. With this win Hernandez becomes the first American male boxer to earn an Olympic medal since heavyweight Deontay Wilder took home a bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Kansan Secures Olympic Medal
Nico represents Northside 316 Boxing Club in Wichita and is coached by Lewis Hernandez. His next bout is on Fri, Aug 12 against Hasanboy Dusmatov from Uzbekistan