Twenty-year old Carlo Paalam is all smiles as he receives his bronze medal during yesterday’s awarding ceremony of Asian Games 2018 boxing tournament in Indonesia.
It was just his first Asian Games and his semifinal loss to India’s Amit was really close. Browse over some screenshots of the awarding rites below.
Paalam used to sell newspapers, vegetables and cigarettes in Cagayan de Oro’s streets before he was taken in Mayor Oscar Moreno’s boxing program. Read old article below.