Chihuahua fighter Rogelio Romero is living in uncertain and tense days until next Monday, before the names of the people participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic boxing match will be announced, if there is no choice, He will go professional.
According to reports, on April 15th, the American Continental Qualifiers originally scheduled to be held in Tokyo from May 10th to 16th were officially cancelled by the International Olympic Committee as a boxing sport organized by the International Olympic Committee. Summer fighting boxing match.
Romero (weight 81 kg) is from Ciudad Juárez. He hopes that next Monday, if the rumors come true, his weight will be mentioned, otherwise, he can make up his mind to go into the professional field.
“My first choice is to go to professionals, but given the pandemic and the small number of fights, staying as an amateur is a good choice. It depends entirely on your offer, because from the previous cycle At the beginning, I also dreamed of representing Mexico in the best way,” he commented.
Romero is one of the most determined fighters in our country, and he emphasized what his amateur career has left him.
“Now I can work as a team. I am very stable. I think it will always go well for me. I have also encountered difficult moments, such as losing a coach because I think he is a father. He concluded , I also have three beautiful daughters, they always encourage me to achieve my goals.
Initially, this week’s qualifiers will be announced by the IOC’s boxing “task force”, but so far, there has been no such announcement. According to sources from the Mexican Boxing Federation, the announcement may be postponed to May 14.
Esmeralda Falcón (Esmeralda Falcón) is also a state-level secret organization, and she expressed her views on the status quo of the national team.
“We don’t know how they will choose who to go, whether by ranking or other methods, but we will continue our preparations anyway. The news of the cancellation confuses us, but these situations are not in our hands.
Just like her father’s implied nickname “Leopard”, even if she was not selected as a Tokyo native, she would not give up her intention to become an Olympic athlete.
“If things are not resolved, we must continue to work hard, because we are very close to another cycle, we must remain firm and positive. My dream did not end with the release of the list. If I really want to achieve my goals, I must continue to work hard”. (Information from the Mexican Olympic Committee)
- Rogelio Romero Torres
- Age: 24 years old
- Place of Birth: Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
- Height: 1.91 m
- Weight: 81 kg
- national champion
- Lima 2019 Pan American Games Bronze Medal