London 2012 Olympics: Moroccan boxers obtain qualification
Six Moroccan athletes have obtained their qualification tickets for the 2012 summer Olympic Games after recording great performances at the qualifying tournament taking place in Casablanca under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI. In the -75 category, Badr –Eddine Haddioui defeated his Egyptian opponent, Mohamed Haikal. Both boxers ended on an 11-11 draw but Haddioui emerged more advantageous according to judges. Aboubakr Seddik Lbida (-56), Ahmed Barki (-81kg), Abdelali Daraa (-49kg) and Mehdi Khalsi (-69kg) grabbed their tickets after qualifying for the semi finals of the Casablanca pre Olympic qualifying tournament this ends this Saturday. Finally, Abdelhak Aatakni won Colin Lewis of Mauritius 11-8 in the semi finals to ensure his own qualification.