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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 team results at the 2009 world boxing championships

The 2009 world boxing championships were held in Milan, Italy from September 1 to September 12 2009. Kenya sent a team of ten boxers and won a total of three bouts. Peter Mungai, Nick Okoth and Joshua Ndere Makonjio each … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 2004 Olympics

The 2004 Olympic games were held in Athens Greece. Only one Kenyan qualified for the 2004 Olympics: David Munyasia 2004 Olympic Qualification The 2004 African championships doubled up as the Olympic qualifying tournament for African nations and was held in … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 1996 Olympic Games

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The 1996 Olympic games were held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It marked the first time ever that Kenyan boxers had failed to win even a single bout, thus underlining the fact that Kenya boxing was behind and had not adapted … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 1994 Commonwealth Games

The 1994 Commonwealth games were held in Victoria British Columbia in Canada. Kenya finished the boxing tournament with two gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals. Canada were the winners of the boxing tournament with four gold medals. … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 1974 Commonwealth Games

Stephen Muchoki

The 1974 Commonwealth games were held in Christchurch New Zealand. Kenya finished with one gold medal and three bronze medals. The gold medal was delivered by Light Flyweight Stephen Muchoki. The bronze medals came via Philip Mathenge, Isaac Maina and … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 1966 Commonwealth Games

The 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Kingston, Jamaica. Kenya sent a squad of 10 boxers. Kenya ended up with 3 medals: 1 gold and 2 bronze. The gold medal came via Philip Waruinge. The bronze medals … Continue reading

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Philip Waruinge: Most decorated Kenyan boxer

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Robert Wangila: Africa’s only Olympic boxing champion

Robert¬† Wangila “Napunyi” has the distinction of being the only African ever to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing. He is also the only Kenyan to have won Olympic gold in a sport other than athletics. He was born … Continue reading

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