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Video: Sylvanus Okello vs Evander Holyfield at 1984 Olympics:

Back in 1984, before Evander Holyfield became the world heavyweight champion, he fought as an amateaur in the Olympics. In the quarter-finals, he came up againt Sylvanus “Sulu” Okello of Kenya. Okello who was 21 years old at the time, … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing Team Results at the 1984 Kings Cup

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, The Kings cup was one of the most prestigious boxing tournaments in the world. Teams sent full strength squads and Kenya regularly participated. The 10th Kings Cup tournament was held in Bangok Thailand from … Continue reading

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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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