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Kenya Boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Light Flyweight: Peter Mungai Warui 1st round: Received a bye 2nd Round : Beat Ly Bin of China 2-1(29-28, 29-28, 28-29) Quarter-Final: Lost to Joahnys Argilagos of Cuba 3-0(30-27, 30-27,30-26) “I have no problem with the way I fought and … Continue reading

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Kenya boxing team results at the 2016 African championships

Rayton Okwiri, Africa champion 2016

The 2016 African boxing championships were held in Yaounde Cameroon in March of 2016. The     championships doubled up as the qualifiers for the 2016 Olympics with the top three finishers in each weight categories being granted a place at the … Continue reading

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Kenyan boxing results at the 2015 All African games

Benson Gicharu and Rayton Okwiri.Image courtesy of AIBA

Kenya won only two medals at the 2015 All Africa games. Both were bronze medals won by Elly Ajowi (heavyweight)  and Nick Okoth Abaka (lightweight). As a result Kenya finished 12th overall in the boxing table, a far cry from … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing results at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Gicharu, Kenya's sole medalist

At the 2014 Commonwealth games boxing event, Kenya ended with one bronze medal which came courtesy of bantamweight Benson Gicharu Njagiru. As a result Kenya finished 14th overall and 5th in Africa. All in all, Kenya had one semi-finalist and … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing results at the 2012 Olympics

The 2012 Olympics were held in London, United Kingdom. The Africa zone qualifying tournament was held in Casablanca Morocco. Only one Kenyan outright qualified for the boxing tournament, that is Flyweight Benson Njagiru Gicharu. It was a drop off from … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 2012 African Championships

The 2012 Africa boxing championships also served as the African Olympic Qualifier. The tournament was held in Casablanca, Morocco From April 28 to May 5 2012. Each finalist was gien an automatic slot at the 2012 Olympics. Only Benjamin Njagiru … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team results at the 2011 All Africa Games

The 2011 All Africa games were held in Maputo Mozambique. Kenya’s sole medal was a bronze medal earned by welterweight Rayton Okwiri.   Kenya Boxing Page  

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

The 2010 Commonwealth games were held in New Delhi India. Kenya continued on a recovery path in the boxing arena. Eight years earlier in 2002, Kenya had left the games without winning a single bout. In 2006 the Kenya boxing … Continue reading

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