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Panamanian Olympic boxing continues its participation in international competitions. The next commitment will be the Continental Championship, which will take place from March 24 to April 2 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

The Panamanian delegation will be headed by former world champion Atheyna Bylon, who will see action in the 75 kilograms category in which she has fought in recent years.

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Bylon comes from an outstanding participation abroad, winning the silver medal in his category in the demanding and traditional Strandja tournament, in Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 26.

Now the outstanding Panamanian Olympic boxer will seek to continue adding points in the world ranking with a view to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Tomás Cianca, president of the Olympic Boxing Federation of Panama (Fedebop), reported that in addition to Bylon, Martín Pérez (51 kilograms), Orlando Martínez (57 kg), Moisés Rodríguez (60 kg), Alejandro Díaz (63.5 kg) will also compete. ) and Eduardo Beckford (71 kg).

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Nearly 30 countries from the American continent will participate in the international tournament, which will be held at the Voltaire Paladines Polo Coliseum.

Cianca stressed that in addition to awarding a number of important points for the world ranking, the tournament will serve as a warm-up for Panamanian athletes for the Bolivarian Games in Valledupar (June 24 to July 5) and the South American Games in Asunción, Paraguay (1 to 15 October).

The trip of the Isthmian delegation is scheduled for next Tuesday, March 22 and they must start the competition on the 24th.

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