Céiber Ávila could not find the shirt with which he had to compete, so before the urgency of the event, his partner Yuberjen Martínez offered him his hand, and the flannel, to be able to go to the competition
JAPAN – The Colombian Yuberjen Martinez, one of the strongest cards in Colombian boxing in the last decade, had no problem lending his uniform to his countryman Cyber Avila For the fight he held in the Eighth Finals of the 57 kilogram category, and with the borrowed flannel and the good vibes, he placed himself in the Quarterfinal round and a victory of the medals in Tokyo 2020.
The specialized reporter Estewil Quesada revealed that Ávila could not find the red shirt with which he had to compete, so in the face of the urgency of the event, Yuberjen extended his hand, and the flannel, to be able to go to the competition, which is why Céiber participated with the surname Martínez on the back and not Avila.
When they returned to the olympic village, Cyber he finally found the flannel under his bed; However, he will not forget the anecdote and the good gesture from Yuberjen, who will step into the ring this Friday again in search of his second victory in the summer fair after opening his participation in the 52 kilograms with his right foot.
Céiber Ávila, who won Everisto mulenga of Zambia by split decision, will now face Samuel Takyi of Ghana in the 57 kilograms in the Quarterfinal round, while Yuberjen Martínez will fight, for his part, against Amit, of India, in a match belonging to the Round of 16 in the 52 kilograms.