Brazilian boxing wins medals at the Pan and places at the Olympic Games

This Thursday, the 26th, Brazilian boxing achieved very important results in the Pan-American Championship, fueling hopes of gold medals and guaranteeing places in the Olympic Games

This Thursday, the 26th, Brazilian boxing achieved important results in the pan-American Games. Therefore, guaranteeing medals and places in 2024 Olympicswhich will be held in Paris, the Brazilian boxers stood out. Bia Ferreiratwo-time world champion and Olympic silver medalist, qualified for the final of her category.

In the semifinals, the Brazilian boxer had no easy task and faced the American Jajaira Gonzalez, 4-1, and guaranteed his place in the final of the under 60 kg category. This way, Bia already has the silver medal guaranteed, but fights for the gold against Angie Panafrom Colombia, this Friday, the 27th. Even with a guaranteed place in the Olympic Games, the world champion is looking for another achievement in her career.

“One more. It was a very cool, very interesting fight. She is an opponent with a lot of desire to become the best in the world, so we have to pay attention. I’m ready to get big fights and put on a show for the public,” said Bia Ferreira after qualifying for the final.

Keno Marleywho competes in the under-92 kg category, didn’t even enter the ring to guarantee his place in the final. Bryan Colwellthe Brazilian’s opponent in the semifinals, withdrew from the fight due to his lack of physical conditions, classifying the boxer for the decision and for the Paris Olympic Games. “I’m still a little nervous, not believing that the classification has arrived. I’m still slowly finding my feet,” he said.

Keno Marley in action at the Pan American Games (Credit: Getty Images)

Finally, Tatiana Chagas entered the ring and secured his place in the Olympics. The Brazilian hit Denisse Vilchesfrom Chile, and advanced to the final of the up to 54 kg category. “I will be even happier when I win an Olympic medal. I’m Brazilian, determined and in the race”, promised the boxer.

Source: sportbuzz

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