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Boxers Paalam, Ladon sure of at least Bronze in asiad


Pinoy boxer Carlo Paalam is already assured of a podium finish after he defeated Temirtas Zhussupov of Kazakhstan in the Boxing men’s light flyweight in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia Wednesday.

Paalam beat Tu Powei of Chinese Taipei in the round of 16.

Another pinoy boxer Rogen Ladon is also asssured of bronze medal after beating Azat Mahmetov of Kazakhstan in the men’s flyweight.

Ladon will next face Thailand’s Yuttapong Tongdee in the semifinals.

This would be the 18th and 19th medal of the Philippines, which currently has four gold and 13 bronze medals.