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April 16, 2012 21:01 pm

Three British boxers took a step closer to reaching the London Olympics with victories in the final qualifying tournament in Trabzon, Turkey.

Liverpool light-heavyweight Callum Smith is now two wins away from claiming a place at the Games after a comprehensive 18-8 win over Bosko Draskovic of Montenegro.

Middleweight Anthony Ogogo beat Macedonia's Fatlum Zuta 18-5, while Sunderland heavyweight Warren Baister - who must win his weight category to qualify - reached the last eight with a thrilling 18-17 win over Aboulaye Diane of France.

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