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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 1972 Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics were held in Munich, Germany. Kenya sent 8 boxers to the games and ended up with three medals: One silver and two bronze. The silver medal came via Philip Waruinge. The bronze medals came via Dick … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 1970 Commonwealth games

The 1970 Commonwealth games were held in Christchurch New Zealand. Kenya sent a team of 10 boxers and ended up with 5 medals: 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. Kenya finished in 3rd overall position in the boxing standings. … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Results at the 1968 Olympic Games

The 1968 Olympic games were held Mexico city. Kenya sent a squad of four boxers. Philip Waruinge’s bronze medal was the only medal Kenya won in boxing. Neutral observers thought he was robbed of a gold medal. During this era, … Continue reading

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1968 Africa boxing championships medalists

In 1968 Philip WAruinge became Africa Featherweight champion for an impressive third time. More impressive was that he beat Ugandan Mohamed Muruli in the final. Muruli is a Ugandan legend and is considered one of the best boxers. Uganda has … Continue reading

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