Boxer Manny Pacquiao, 45, can't compete at Paris Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has actually revealed that it will not be altering its guidelines to permit boxing legend Manny Pacquiao to complete in the Paris Games, in spite of being 5 years over the entry limitation. Pacquiao, who retired in 2021, revealed interest in boxing at age 45 in the Olympic competition in Paris however was rejected due to the age limitation for fighters being 40. The IOC has actually clarified that the age limitation for Olympic boxing was raised to 40 from 34 in 2013, and the Philippines Olympic body had actually tried to protect a “universality” entry for Pacquiao, however the IOC considered the Philippines to be too effective to get approved for the plan. Despite an outstanding profession, consisting of 12 world titles at 8 various weight departments, Pacquiao will not be completing in any future Olympic video games.


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