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Team Morocco settle down in Paris ahead of Olympics

Morocco’s World heavyweight champion Khadija Mardi (pictured), world bronze medallist Yasmine Mouttaki and Africa Games bantamweight champion Widad Bertal arrived safely in Vittel, France, where they’re attending the pre-Games Olympic training camp for female boxers taking part in the Paris Olympics.

Mardi is leading the North African country’s onslaught for medals, and is one of the favourites for heavyweight gold medal.

The three boxers are under head coach, Abdelhak Achik, Morocco’s first boxer to win an Olympic medal – a bronze – at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in South Korea.

Here are the teams already checked in Vittel:

France 🇫🇷
50kg Wassila Lkhadiri
57kg Amina Zidani
60kg Estelle Mossely
66kg Maelys Richol
75kg Davina Michel

Ecuador 🇪🇨
60kg María Jose Palacios

République Dominicaine 🇩🇴
66kg María Altagracia moronta

Serbia 🇷🇸:
54kg Sara Ćirković
60kg Natalija Shadrina

Poland 🇵🇱
Julia Szeremeta 57 kg
Aneta Rygielska 66 kg
Elżbieta Wójcik 75 kg

Türkiye 🇹🇷
50kg Buse Naz Çakıroğlu
54kg Hatice Akbaş
57kg Esra Yıldız Kahraman
60kg Gizem Özer
66kg Busenaz Sürmeneli

Thailand 🇹🇭
50kg Chuthamat Raksat
54kg Jutamas Jitpong
60kg Thananya Somnuek
66kg Janjaem Suwannapheng
75kg Baison Maneekon

Colombie 🇨🇴
50kg Ingrit Valencia
54kg Yeni Arias
57kg Valeria Arboleda
60kg Angie Valdez

Maroc 🇲🇦
50kg Mouttaki Yasmine
54kg Widad Bertal
75kg Mardi Khadija

Tunisie 🇹🇳
60kg Hlimi Khouloud

Vietnam 🇻🇳
54kg Vo Thi Kim Anh
60kg Ha Thi Linh

Credit: AFBC Communications

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