Tabamo strikes gold in the Finland tourney

Flyweight Marvin Tabamo captured the gold medal last Sunday in the 39th Tammer Cup, an annual boxing tournament held in Tampere, Finland.

Tabamo strikes gold in the Finland tourney
Marvin Tabamo
Tabamo won by unanimous decision over Estonia's Serikov Kirill, while light flyweight Ramel Macado lost a 4-1 decision to Sean Spence of Scotland to settle for the silver medal.

Bantamweight Ryan Boy Moreno bagged a bronze medal after losing a close 3-2 decision to a French boxer in the semifinal round of the short four-day tournament.

Sugar Ray Ocana (light welterweight) lost by stoppage in the first round in the preliminaries to Norwegian Hadi Srour.

The boxers were accompanied by national coaches Roel Velasco and Romeo Brin.

The Philippines' participation was made possible by the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines and the Philippine Sports Commission,

Topics: Marvin Tabamo , 39th Tammer Cup , Finland , Serikov Kirill , Ramel Macado , Ryan Boy Moreno , Sean Spence , Roel Velasco , Romeo Brin , Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines , Philippine Sports Commission
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