Olympic qualifiers

4 more Pacific boxers bow out in Olympic qualifier

American Samoa light heavyweight Jolando Taala was no match for local hope Odai Alhindawi in the final bout of the morning session.

The Jordanian swept all three rounds to claim victory by unanimous decision. The fourth seeded Taala landed a couple of good short right hands early in the second round but had a point deducted for careless use of the head.

Papua New Guinea lightweight John Ume's tournament was ended by Mongolian third seed Chinzorig Baatarsukh in a unanimous decision.

Hope fades for Tongan boxers in China Olympic qualifiers

Kaniva News reports Pueki Fifita a female fighter who won bronze medal for Tonga at Pacific Games 2015, Sepesitiano Lavemai, a super heavy weight who won silver medal at the Pacific games 2015 and Fine Tu’ipulotu, also a Pacific Games 2015 contender all lost their first-round fights on Monday.