Home-made boxers win three gold medals in Lao Open Boxing Tournament

Posted by samakomlao Thursday, October 29, 2009

(KPL) Lao boxers won three gold medals in 57kg, 51kg and 60kg categories after hard competition against fighters from Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore on 20-23 October in Vientiane.

Twelve boxers have been sent to compete at the Lao Open Boxing Tournament.
The Lao Amateur Boxing Federation organized the tournament to find the competitive athletes for the up-coming games, to be held in Vientiane from 9 to 18 December.

The first gold medal was won by experienced boxer Mr. Sayalack Chanthasone, who defeated a boxer from Thailand in men?s 57kg category. The victor hopes to claim another gold medal in his home games in this coming December.

The second gold medal was taken by Ms. Somphone Keosynang after beating a fighter from Indonesia in 51kg category and the third belonged to Mr. Khouthavysack Monboutsady who fought in 60kg division.

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