South Korea and Brazil trains 12 days together
The South Korean team has been preparing together with the national squad of Brazil in Incheon where their different styles could be good option for both teams before the future events. South Korea’s top athletes as Shin Jong Hun, and Kim In Kyu, furthermore strong Brazilians as AMBC American Youth Champion Keno Marley Machado and Rio 2016 Olympian Michel Borges are also taking part in the training camp.
The South Korean team claimed one bronze medal in the Hamburg 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships which was a big success for the country last August. Their Kazakh coach former Olympic Games bronze medallist Mr. Bolat Niyazymbetov was a big impact in South Korea’s boxing life in 2017 and their team achieved medals in each major competitions. The South Koreans invited the strong Brazilians to train 12 days together in Incheon.
AIBA World Boxing Championships silver medallist and Asian Games winner Shin Jong Hun returned to the world of boxing in the recent months and has been preparing to the upcoming big event. AIBA World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Kim In Kyu could be South Korea’s next big weapon in the Asian Games who is among the favourites of the men’s flyweight (52kg).
The Brazilians attended in the South American Games where their boxers claimed two gold medals in Bolivia. The Brazilian team contains 3 women and 8 men boxers in the common training camp and among them several boxers are well-known in the international stage. Carlos Rafael Silva was South American Youth Games winner and claimed several elite medals already in the international competitions. Rio 2016 Olympian Michel Borges is their most experiences boxer while current AMBC American Youth Champion Keno Marley Machado is a big talent at the middleweight (75kg).
The Brazilian team in the joint training camp:
Women’s 57kg: Jucielen Cerqueira
Women’s 60kg: Queila Americo
Women’s 64kg: Viviane Araujo
Men’s 52kg: Douglas Andrade
Men’s 56kg: Carlos Rafael Silva
Men’s 60kg: Luan Medeiros
Men’s 64kg: Cleisson Santos
Men’s 69kg: Arisson Tavares
Men’s 75kg: Keno Marley Machado
Men’s 81kg: Michel Borges
Men’s 91kg: Matheus do Matos
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