Boxer Eumir Marcial books ticket to 2020 Tokyo Olympics


Boxer Eumir Marcial clinched a spot to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a victory over Mongolia in the Asia Oceania qualifying tournament in Jordan on Sunday.

Marcial also advanced to the semifinals of the middleweight division.

Marcial joins Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo and pole vaulter Ej Obiena to compete in the Tokyo Games.

Carlo Paalam and women boxers Irish Magno, Riza Pasuit and Nesthy Petecio are also among the athletes that would join in the Tokyo Games should they win their respective fights, Monday.