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BRAZIL: // Rayton Okwiri Advances in Rio

08 August 2016
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Kenyan Rayton Okwiri, considered an underdog by pundits has emerged victorious in the welter weight fight against Russian Andrei Zamkovoi. Zamkovoi was a bronze medalist in the London Olympics four years ago.The wins earned Okwiri a place in the second round of the competition.

Okwiri 30, qualified for Rio Olympics, after winning gold in the 2016 African Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament. He defeated Mohameed Azumah of Ghana's in the semis and proceeded to beat Egypt's Walid Sedik Mohamed in the finals.  


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