Carlo Paalam proved himself as the country’s top amateur boxer at light flyweight by bagging the gold at the just concluded Thailand Open International Boxing 2018.
Paalam defeated Iran’s Omid Ahmadisafa. Photo below shows Paalam (center) during the playing of the Philippines’ national anthem after the medal ceremony.
Photo below shows Paalam (right) with his Iranian opponent after the medal ceremony.
Meanwhile, Marvin Tabamo and Sugar Ray Ocana got their bronze medals.
The tournament is a good preparation for the coming Asian Games.