CHICAGO, Oct 24 – Grenada is represented at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships which begun on Tuesday 23rd October at the University of Illinois Chicago Pavilion in the USA.

ROLANDE MOSES, 26, who was born in Beaton St. David’s, but resides in Ontario Canada is Grenada’s only boxer competing among 53 other boxers in the Welter weight category 152 pounds (69 kilograms). Moses will step into the ring on Thursday afternoon (25thOctober) against Aboo-Iriba Yasser of Sweden.

In addition to seeking his country’s first medal at this level, Rolande Moses is also seeking a place in the top eight (8) in his division which will qualify his for the 2008 Olympics Games in Beijing, China.

Over 600 boxers are participating in this world Championships, Chicago USA.

Submitted by Ralph James, President of Grenada Amateur Boxing Association.

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