Monday, November 4, 2019
Havana.- Julio Cesar La Cruz, one of Cuba's best boxers, was ratified as Boxing Ambassador for the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games.
La Cruz is a member of a team of five men and five women equally distributed across all continents.
The Olympic champion and four-time world gold medalist and his teammates will represent the competitors of that sport during the previous process and the four-year event itself.
The Americas is also represented by Mikaela Mayer (US), Europe has the Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenco and France's Sarah Ourahmoune, while Africa has Nigeria's Lukmo Lawal and Morocco's Khadija Mardi.
Chinese boxer Chin Jianguan Hu and India's Mary Kom will represent the Asian continent, while New Zealand's David Nyika and Australia's Shelley Watts make the team on behalf of Oceania.