OSHAWA, Ont. — Canada earned back-to-back gold medals in boxing on Saturday night at the Pan American Games.
Mandy Bujold of Kitchener, Ont., beat Marlen Esparza of the United States in a split decision in the women's flyweight final.
Bujold is the first woman to win two Pan American boxing championships.
Montreal's Caroline Veyre defeated Argentina's Dayana Sanchez in a split decision in the women's lightweight final.
Veyre's win came just minutes after Bujold's gold-medal winning performance.
The Canadian Press