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Kenya boxing results at the 1984 Olympics

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At the 1984 Olympics that were held in Los Angeles, California USA, Kenya bagged one bronze medal via Ibrahim “Surf” Bilali. Two other Kenyans, John Wanjau and Sylanus Okelo reached the quarter-finals with the latter losing to the future world … Continue reading

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1983 Africa boxing championships medalists

The 1983 Africa boxing championships were held in Kampala Uganda. Kenya were the defencing champions, having topped the standings at the previous edition (1982). This time Kenya finished second behind Zambia. Both Kenya and Zambia had four gold medals but … Continue reading

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Kenya boxing results at the 1982 World Boxing Championships

Kenya sent three boxers to the 1982 World boxing championships. The three boxers and recorded four wins though none of the boxers reached the medal bracket. But this tournament helped sharpen them. Worth noting is that Ibrahim Bilali was only … Continue reading

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Ibrahim Bilali: Olympic bronze medalist

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Ibrahim “Surf” Bilali was born on July 21 1965. A nimble but stylish boxer, Bilali is probably the most talented amateur boxer in Kenya. Bilali was a true master of his craft, dazzling opponents with bobs and weaves while leaving … Continue reading

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