This Boxer Thought He Had Won His Match But Then Nah, Not So Much

And the gold medal for awkward moments goes to…this right here.

Kenya’s Peter Mungai Warui went up against China’s Lu Bin in a Men’s Light Fly (46-49 kilogram) boxing match at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

Kenya's Peter Mungai Warui went up against China's Lu Bin in a Men's Light Fly (46-49 kilogram) boxing match at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

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The final outcome of the match came down to the judges, with a narrow decision ultimately advancing the Kenyan boxer to the quarterfinals.

The final outcome of the match came down to the judges, with a narrow decision ultimately advancing the Kenyan boxer to the quarterfinals.

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Look how happy they both were for this split second!

Look how happy they both were for this split second!

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