Uzbekistan and Algeria lead boxing Olympic qualifiers

Four boxers from Uzbekistan and eight Algerian boxers recently qualified for the Beijing Olympic games.

Other countries include eight boxers from Thailand, six Moroccans and five Tunisians.

“I want to have nine boxers in the Olympics,” said Taweep Jantararoj, president of the Amateur Boxing Association of Thailand. “I have two boxers to choose from in the light-heavyweight division.”

Boxing will have 286 competitors in the Beijing Olympic games competing for gold.


Posted by Mike 11 years ago

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