COLIN Richarno < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA Mauritius   
Gender Men
Born 17 Jul 1987 in Vacoas, MRI
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Lynnsha [daughter]
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? His love for boxing came from watching Mike Tyson fight on television. "It was a discovery. It made me all weird when I put the gloves on at first."
Name of coach Judex Bazile [national]
General Interest
Injuries Injury meant he could not participate in the All-Africa games held in Mozambique in 2011 and the world boxing championships held in Azerbaijan in 2011.
(aiba.org, 01 May 2012; lemauricien.com, 10 Dec 2011; my-mauritius.net, 01 Feb 2012)
Famous relatives He has a brother, Jean John Colin, who is a boxer and is a former African champion. (lemauricien.com, 10 Dec 2011)
Ambitions He would like to start a business one day and become a boxing coach.
(lemauricien.com, 10 Dec 2011)
Other information OLYMPIC PREPARATION
He and fellow Mauritian boxer Oliver Lavigilante did their final 2012 Olympic preparation in Cardiff, Wales, at a high-level centre where other boxers who have qualified will gather for a final training camp. (lekip.mu, 25 May 2012)

SUPPORT
He is sponsored by Phoenix Beverages Limited. They rewarded him with Rs 50 000 for his performance at the international competition of eastern Europe in February 2011. They have been sponsoring him for several years and their sponsorship includes training courses, overseas travel for his boxing competitions, sports equipment and medical check-ups. When he wins an international fight, they also give him a performance bonus. (phoenixbeverages.mu, 16 Dec 2009; business.mega.mu, 11 Mar 2011)