Canadian Olympic flyweight gold medal hopeful Mandy Bujold’s quest begins on July 25 against Serbia’s Nina Radovanovic.
The 11-time national flyweight champion confirmed her first bout on her social media earlier today.
The draw is complete.
I will be boxing in my first bout on July 25th against Serbia’s Nina Radovanovic. Let’s go!!! #FightLikeAMother #TeamBujold #Olympics
📸 by Michael Hall/COC pic.twitter.com/HYohbLC4wG
— Mandy Bujold (@MandyBujold) July 22, 2021
Radovanovic (14-4-0, 3 KOs), 29, a native of Belgrade, has been boxing for just over seven years and is a native of Belgrade. She is a former IBO flyweight champion and the first female boxer to represent Serbia at flyweight in Tokyo.
Bujold (67-10-0, 6 KOs), 33, trained by Syd Vanderpool in Kitchener, is the first Canadian boxer to represent the country in consecutive Olympics. She finished fifth in the 2016 Rio Games.