Panamanian boxer Atheyna Bylon wins Gold

On Saturday August 5 Atheyna Bylon, Panamanian boxer, won gold at the La Romana Cup in the Dominican Republic. This is the second year in a row Atheyna has placed first in her weight class (69kg), once again taking down the Dominican favorite.

Atheyna was born in Panama City April 6 in 1989. She studied at the University of Panama and now works on Panama’s National Police force.  The win will put her closed to reaching her quota for the Olympic games that will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016.

International Boxing Association Qualification System - Games of the XXXI OLYMPIAD - RIO 2016