Daily Archives: November 23, 2013

Jennifer Salinas WON!!

For sometime I followed Jennifer Salinas’ determination! and she has made it!!

Here are some excerpts of the latest news of our Bolivian pride:

2013-11-22 08.54.29 amBolivia’s Jennifer Salinas waves to supporters upon her arrival at La Paz, November 20, 2013.Salinas defeated Colombia’s Yolis Franco during their World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Super Bantamweight title match in Santa Cruz November 16. REUTERS/David Mercado (BOLIVIA – Tags: SPORT BOXING)

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/photos/bolivias-jennifer-salinas-waves-supporters-upon-her-arrival-photo-005833335.html

From hoybolivia.com

Jennifer Salinas receives the Sports Merit Medal

2013-11-22 08.53.55 amSanta Cruz, November 20 – Jennifer Salinas “Bolivian Queen”, which won the Super Bantamweight World Title from the World Boxing Federation, last Saturday was awarded by the Santa Cruz governorship and the departmental Legislative Assembly with the “Medal to the Sports”.

The world champion said “I have tremendous pride to be Bolivian and represent this beautiful land in professional boxing,” at the time of receiving the “Medal to the Sports” by the President of the departmental Legislative Assembly, Alcides Vargas.

http://www.hoybolivia.com/Noticia.php?IdNoticia=92848&tit=jennifer_salinas_recibe_medalla_al_merito_deportivo

The following links are from earlier posts:

https://bolivianthoughts.com/2013/05/07/bolivian-boxer-jennifer-salinas/

… and the other one is from 8/2/12 when she became part of The Hall of Bolivian Fame:

https://bolivianthoughts.com/2012/08/02/bolivian-pride-jennifer-salinas-boxing/