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Second Egyptian boxer disqualified

Updated: August 29, 2004, 7:55 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Egyptian super heavyweight Mohamed Aly was disqualified Sunday from his championship bout with Russia's Alexander Povetkin after failing a medical test.

The disqualification wasn't drug-related, according to boxing officials, but Aly's injury wasn't specified.

On Friday, Egypt heavyweight Mohamed Elsayed was disqualified from his semifinal bout for failing a medical test. Elsayed's injuries also weren't explained.

The disqualifications ended a strange ...

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