Cuba: The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition | IWPR


After more than seven years of tireless fighting and training, of never being knocked out by dejection, Namibia Flores, the most qualified woman boxer in Cuba, will not enter the ring to fight for her biggest dream. Born in Matanzas province and brought up in Havana, it is too late for the flyweight boxer to fight in the Olympics. In Cuba, women are still banned from taking part in international boxing competitions.

Source: Cuba: The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition | IWPR

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