Top amateur light flyweight Carlo Paalam from Cagayan de Oro City was named as part of the Philippine amateur boxing team to the 30th Southeast Asian Games which starts November 30 this year.
The boxing competitions will begin on December 4 at the Philippine International Convention Center Forum in Manila.
Paalam is shown with City Mayor Oscar Moreno and boxing coach Elmer Pamisa.
Paalam will join a veteran-laden team led by middleweight Eumir Felix Marcial, light heavyweight John Tupas-Marvin, flyweight Rogen Ladon, bantamweight Ian Clark Bautista, lightweight Charly Suarez, light welterweight James Palicte and welterweight Joel Bacho. The whole boxing team travel to Australia during the first week of November for a final training camp.