Troy IsLey wins first Olympic match


By Katherine Hapgood |

Alexandrian boxer Troy IsLey secured an early victory in the Tokyo Olympics, winning his Round of 32 middleweight boxing match, 5-0, against Vitali Bandarenka of Belarus, on Monday. IsLey will compete today in his second match, Round of 16, against Gleb Bakshi of Russia.

IsLey is a T.C. Williams High School alumnus, class of 2017, and boxes for Alexandria Boxing Club. He is one of the first professional boxers to represent Team USA in the Olympics. IsLey’s professional boxing debut was February 2021, and he is signed with Top Rank and Antonio Leonard Promotions.