Published On: Sun, Aug 7th, 2016

Brazilian boxer from the favela loses to Colombian

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The people of Vidigal, one of the many shantytowns, or favelas, that dot the hillsides above the beaches of Rio, don’t seem thrilled about all the money their country has spent to host the Olympics. But they were cheering on hometown boxer Patrick Lourenco, the first person from their community to compete in the Olympics.

CBC | World News

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