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Ingrit Valencia, World Boxing runner-up | THE UNIVERSAL

The Colombian boxer Ingrit Valencia was crowned runner-up in the World Boxing Championships in Turkey, after losing this Friday to the local boxer


The Colombian boxer was crowned runner-up in the World Boxing Championships in Turkey, after losing this Friday to the local boxer, the Turkish Buse Naz Cakiroglu.

Ingrit could not find a way to score above her rival, and also found the crowd against her who expected her boxer to emerge victorious.

The first round was clear for the local, who imposed her conditions, and in the second round Ingrit evened things out, but it was not enough to celebrate in the last round.

In any case, he did not make the victory easy for his opponent, who celebrated with tears after hearing the decision of the judges. You might be interested: Attention! Today, international boxing in Cartagena

This silver is added to his showcase of achievements in which he has a national title, a silver in the 2013 Bolivarians in Peru, gold in the 2014 South Americans in Chile and also in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean in Mexico. At Rio 2016 she took bronze in flyweight (under 51 kg). In the 2017 Bolivarianos she won the gold medal and that same year, in the Central American and Caribbean Games, she won gold in the flyweight category (51 kg). It may interest you: Colombia will not even have referees in the World Cup, what are the reasons?

Now this world subtitle is added, more than meritorious for a champion who was forged with discipline, desire and sacrifice.

With this second place in the 50 kilograms, Íngrit equaled Jessica Paola Caicedo as the only Colombian medal winners in boxing world championships. Caicedo was silver at the 2018 India Light Heavyweight.

History says that the only boxer who has won gold in the Boxing World Championship is Miguel María “Máscara” Maturana from Cartagena, who won the medal in 1981, in Canada.