5 Boxers to Look Out for at This Year’s Tokyo Olympics

Boxing is one of the most popular sports in the Olympics history. As the Tokyo Olympics 2021 has begun, let's take a look at the top 5 boxers to look out for this year.

Mary Kom

The Indian boxing legend, Mary Kom, is the only female to win the World Amateur Boxing Championship six times, the only female to win a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer (male or female) to win eight World Championship medals. 

Shakhobidin Zoirov

Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan is the reigning Olympic champion as he won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics. Moreover, he is the 2019 World Championships gold medalist in the flyweight division.

Andy Cruz

Andy Cruz is a Cuban boxer who has won two gold medals at the Pan American Games as well as two gold medals in the AIBA World Championships. He will be competing in the lightweight division at Tokyo Olympics 2021.

Lauren Price

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Lauren Price will become Wales' first female boxer to compete at the Olympics. She is a 2014 bronze medalist and 2018 gold medalist in Commonwealth Games. Moreover, she is also the 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships gold medalist. She will compete in the women's middleweight division.

Eumir Marcial

Eumir Marcial is a Filipino boxer who is a gold medalist of the 2015, 2017, and 2019 Southeast Asian Games and the 2011 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships. He will compete in the middleweight division.

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