Egypt Reaps Nine Golds in African Region Boxing Championship

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Egypt on Saturday grabbed nine gold medals in Africa's fifth region boxing championship, the Egyptian MENA news agency has reported. During the region championship held in Cairo from April 11-14, Egypt won nine golds in flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, light welterweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight and super heavyweight, taking two bronze medals in light flyweight and lightweight classes. Uganda won a gold medal, nine silvers and two bronzes, while Ethiopia grabbed a gold medal, two silvers and four bronzes and Sudan won silver and a bronze. Boxers who won gold and silver from regional tournaments would qualify for the African Boxing Championship slated for May 15-22 in Madagascar, according to sports officials.

 

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