Paris 2024: IOC rejects Manny Pacquiao’s request to participate

Application for participation in 2024 Olympic Games in Paris from a Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao was rejected International Olympic Committee (IOC).

In October, Pac-Man Pacquiao sends ‘special request’ to IOC so that they would allow him to participate in Paris 2024, scheduled from July 26 to August 11.

Pacquiao is 45 years old. age that exceeds the limit which the International Olympic Committee imposes on Olympic boxer (40 years old), so andThe Filipino will be expelled from the Paris Olympic party.

The above was confirmed by the President of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), Abraham Tolentino, who expected give Pac-Man an Olympic spot of versatility, which are awarded to countries with a small number of athletes who find it difficult to qualify through traditional means.

In this regard, Tolentino stated:

She could get on the podium or become the country’s first gold medal in Olympic boxing, we have to follow the rules set by the IOC.

Wherein Manny Paquio’s second attempt at the Olympics so how could he do it in Rio 2016, However, he didn’t do it He chose to run for the post of senator of his country.

Pacquiao He is the only boxer to achieve nine world titles in eight different categories: World Boxing Council Flyweight, International Boxing Federation Super Lightweight, The Ring Featherweight, WBC Super Lightweight and Lightweight, The Ring Super Lightweight and Welterweight (2 times), WBO Super Welterweight and WBA Super Welterweight.

He announced his retirement rings on Saturday, April 9, 2016, after defeating Timothy Bradley.

(according to information from Claro Sports and Wikipedia)

Source: Aristegui Noticias