Pinoy boxer in the running for the Olympics

OLYMPIC HOPEFUL. Filipno boxer Charley Suarez still has a chance at the Olympics. April 10, 2012.

After failing to qualify for the 2008 Olympics, Davao native Charly Suarez now is the remaining Filipino in the running for a slot in boxing at the 2012 London Olympics. Suarez beat Kyrgystan’s Abdlay Uulu Anarbay 14-5 during their match Monday, April 9, to advance in the Asian Olympic Qualifying event. Suarez will need to win two more fights before he advances to the Olympics. The only Pinoy boxer to have qualified so far is 17-year-old Mark Anthony Barriaga.  

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