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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 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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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 2008 Olympics

The 2008 Olympics were held in Beijing, China. Kenya’s fortunes were much better than they had been four years earlier. In 2004, only one Kenyan qualified from the African championships (David Munyasia). Yet Munyasia was banned from the Olympics when … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 2008 African championships

The 2008 African championships also served as the African Olympic Qualifications. The tournament was held in Windhoek, Namibia from March 24 to 29. Boxers who reached the finals were assured of a place at the Olympics. Nick Okoth, Bernard Ngumba, … Continue reading

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