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Andre Ward’s top 15 tips for winning the Olympic Games

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The last American man to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, Andre Ward gives us his 15 top tips for success
  1. Hit and don’t get hit

The bottom line, with the way that the scoring system [was] set up, and it could even turn over to professional boxing, the guy who hits the other guy more than he’s being hit is the guy who wins and that’s the focus. Even as a professional it took me a while to come out of that Olympic scoring system mentality because I was always taught, ‘Don’t even let the opponent look as if he’s hitting you because you don’t know how the judges are scoring.’ I think the main thing is to focus on outworking the other guy.

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