Paris Olympics: GB-based boxers Patrick Brown, Chantelle Reid and Cindy Ngamba qualify for Video games

British boxers Pat Brown and Chantelle Reid secured a quota spot for the Paris 2024 Olympics on the ultimate day of the world qualification match.

Group-mates Owain Harris-Allen and Kiaran MacDonald missed out in Busto Arsizio, Italy, on Monday.

Nevertheless, Bolton-based Cindy Ngamba, 25, turned the primary ever boxer within the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) refugee crew to qualify for the Video games.

Cameroon-born Ngamba moved to the UK aged 10 and trains with the GB squad.

Ngamba is but to be granted a visa and UK citizenship, and with no British passport she can’t signify Group GB on the Olympics, however incomes one among 70 IOC refugee athlete scholarships stored alive her hope of competing in France this summer season.

The middleweight then claimed a stoppage victory over Kazakhstan’s Valentina Khalzova within the ladies’s 75kg quarter-finals – sufficient to ebook a spot in Paris as 4 Olympic berths have been obtainable in that class.

“It is emotional,” she mentioned. “I wish to thank God, the GB boxing crew and the refugee crew.

“If it wasn’t for the refugee crew I’d have turned skilled or gone on a special journey. They caught with me and welcomed me like an enormous household.

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