Kenya Boxing results: 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

1962 marked the first time Kenyan boxers participated in the Commonwealth Games boxing tournament. Kenya sent a team of five boxers. Ali Juma (silver) and Philip Waruinge (bronze) became the first Kenyans to win boxing medals at the Commonwealth games.

Philip Waruinge : Flyweight Quarter-Final: Beat J. Wandera of Uganda on points Semi-Final : Lost to Robert Mallon of Scotland on points  Ali Juma: Featherweight Quarter-Final: Beat Aaron Popoola of Ghana Semi-Final: Beat Toro George of New Zealand on points Final: Lost to John McDermott of Scotland on points  Gichure Gakungu: Light Welterweight Quarter-Final: Lost to Brian Brazier of England on points

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