Manny Pacquiao denied exemption to compete at 2024 Summer Olympics at ...

The International Olympic Committee has actually rejected Manny Pacquiao, a retired world champ in 8 weight classes, the chance to contend at the 2024 Summer Olympics due to the age limitation for fighters and the Philippines’ failure to satisfy the requirement for a “universality” entry. Pacquiao, who retired in 2021, was trying to contend at 45 years of ages at the upcoming video games in Paris, however the IOC’s choice has actually put an end to his Olympic goals.

Pacquiao made his expert launching in 1995 at the age of 16 and went on to have an effective profession, winning titles in numerous weight classes. Despite his achievements in boxing, he never ever had the opportunity to contend in an Olympic Games.

In addition to his boxing profession, Pacquiao likewise served in the House of Representatives of the Philippines from 2010 to 2016 and decreased an invite to contend at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to his tasks in the senate.


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