OKWIRI Rayton < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA Kenya   
Gender Men
Born 26 Mar 1986
Height1.80 m
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Mombasa, KEN
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
Higher education Kenya Prisons Staff Training College [PSTC]: Kenya
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began boxing in Mombasa, Kenya.
Club / Team Kenya Prisons: Kenya
Name of coach Patrick Maina [national]
General Interest
Hero / Idol US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (standardmedia.co.ke, 04 May 2014)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (tuko.co.ke, 19 Apr 2016)
Other information WORLD SERIES
In 2014 he signed a two-year deal to take part in the International Boxing Association [AIBA] World Boxing Series. He was one of eight African boxers selected to compete in the tournament, which offers fighters the chance to box around the world and win significant prize money. (nation.co.ke, 18 Mar 2016; the-star.co.ke, 05 Mar 2014; standardmedia.co.ke, 04 Mar 2014)