Allicock shifts focus to Pan Am Games after Qualifiers drama

..Hopes for better preparation ahead of Peru

Keevin Allicock

With the drama of the Pan Am Qualifiers behind him, Keevin Allicock has now shifted his focus to the Pan Am Games and the boxer is hoping that the powers-that-be pull out all the stops to enable local athletes to climb the podium steps.

Allicock told Stabroek Sport yesterday that personally he would like to train and spar with a higher level of competition, perhaps in Cuba ahead of the Games which will be hosted in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11th.

“There is a lot of extra work to be put in,” said the 19-year old. “The feeling is good that I qualified for the Games but I want to come back with a medal so I want to be prepared as best as possible.”….

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