The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has broken the silence after a military box's hope to bring home a medal in the Olympics ended in a loss. Kenya's hit squad captain Nick Okoth’s hopes for an Olympic medal fell off after a tight loss to Mongolian Erdenebat Tsendbaatar in their round of 32 featherweight duel in Tokyo on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday, the 39-year-old KDF boxer, Nick Okoth's quest for Olympic medal came to an abrupt end after conceding defeat to Mongolia’s Erdenebatyn Tsendbaatar. He admitted that that was his last chance in the medal chase. The captain of the national boxing team, also known as Commander in the boxing team, indicated that at his age, it will be tough for him to compete come 2024, when the next Olympics games are hosted in Paris.
Kenyans are known to struggle in speaking in English especially when in international arena. When Nick Okoth made his interview in Sheng language people became excited and netizens couldn't keep calm. In promoting the spirit of a Swahili speaking nation, Nick made people believe that it is possible to be recognized even for the most minute reasons.
The 2020 Olympics hosted at, Tokyo in Japan, is on its second week with Track and Field events commencing earlier today, 30th July. Kenyan athletes started on a high note but lost in the end. This is not a usual occurrence for the kenyan stars.
With a menacing nickname like “Commander” which gives the impression of a lethal and dangerous fighter, Nick ‘Commander’ Okoth left Kenya for Tokyo about a week ago talking a good game. With his confidence at a record high, he promised Kenyans that when he lands in Tokyo, he would punish his opponents by giving them a beating like they had never before witnessed in their entire lives.
A video of the popular Kenyan Boxer Nick Okoth offering an emotional apology to Kenyans after losing a medal at the Tokyo Olympics hit the internet and went Viral. In the video trending on social media platforms the boxer spoke in Sheng during a media interview in Tokyo.Okoth broke Dwon to tears shortly after his defeat as he could not believe he lost the game which he was determine to win.
In Kenya, sporting activities are greatly enhanced including boxing. This is done by Kenyan government to create more Jobs to the youths. When it comes to boxing, many Kenyans are venturing into it although the end results are still not that high. However there are some notable Kenyans which have been performing well in this activity and have built name of Kenya name internationally.
On Friday 30th, July 2022 the nominated Kiss Senate Millicent Omanga has come out to appreciate Niko Okoth for representing Kenyans well at the Olympics. Millicent, through his website, has registered her gratitude telling Nick Okoth that he is our true Kenyan hero and patriot. Millicent, who is a social media enthusiasts said that as a country we are highly proud of him and privileged to have been represented by him at the Olympics.
Kenya 2020 Olympics team has received another huge blow after another olympian boxer fails to proceeded to the round of 16. Kenya's Christine Ongare has this morning lost to Irish Magno in the women's flyweight round of 32 via a unanimous decision win. This is the second loss to team Kenya after Nick Okoth lost 2:3 to Mongolian Erdenebat Tsendbaatar in the men's featherweight round of 32 preliminaries.
Nick Okoth the Boxing team referred to the hit squad captain broke into tears after the judges said that he lost on a split decision. This means that Okoth was unable to make it to the round of 16 after he was beaten by the Mongolian boxer. Okoth who is 38 years broke into tears during an interview after he lost the match to Erdenebat Tsendbaatar of Mongolia.
Women's flyweight boxer Christine Ongare has lost her Olympics boxing medal campaign after losing to Filipino's Irish Magno in the round of 32. The Filipino boxer showed dominance in the three rounds and had the highest scores from the five judges. Irish won by an unanimous decision early Sunday 25th July 2021, with the scores as follows: 30-26, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27
I will not argue that boxing is the greatest physical sports in our country, that will be undermining sports like rugby or kabadi because this games also put our country's name up on the map but all in all we need to appreciate our boxers.Of all the boxers I could give you an update on, I know you want news on Nick Okoth alias Commander, the Kenyan boxer many vouch will bring us gold from the coming Olympics in Tokyo.
Nick Okoth is a Kenyan boxer respected for his determination and professionalism.Okoth has represented Kenya in different competitions and in these competitions he has represented us well.His achievements are as follows; -He won a Common Wealth bronze medal in 2010 in New Delhi, India.