Haitian Boxer In 2008 Olympic Games

By: Fouye - July 31 2008, 8:04 AM

Azea Augustama is the name of the Haitian Boxer who qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games through a bronze medal finish at the second Americas qualifier.

Azea Augustama is leaving for the Olympics in Beijing, China on the 4th of August 2008 and his first competitions will be on the 9th of August 2008.

Azea Augustama is representing the Haitian and American communities in the Olympics.

He is a favorite to win medals at the games in Bejing.

Azea Augustama resides in Miami and he is the only Haitian Olympian of the 2008 Olympics in the boxing division.

Azea Augustama is the 2008 national Golden Gloves champion and has numerous other accolades.

Equipped with a great personality, smarts and a storied journey which make him ready The sky is the limit.

Azea Augustama who is turning 25 years of age on August 2, 2008 and and his manager Berryl St.Vil, turning 24 years of age on July 31st 2008, were interviewd on the CARL FOMBRUN SHOW ISLAND TV in south FLorida.

They are lifelong friends and they came to Miami in their teens as so called "boat people".

Coming from the rough neighborhoods of Haiti and now living in Florida, Azea captured titles in his weight class at the National Gloves Tournament in Las Vegas.

Azea Augustama attended North Miami Beach Senior High and trained at Police Athletic League gym in Hollywood, Florida.

English and Haitian Creole are his daily languages.

Azea's roots are from Gonaives, Haiti.

These words were taken out of an article sent by Carl Fombrun.

To learn more about Haiti and Azea Augustama read "Le Coin De Carl, Parlant De Tout Et De Rien" by visiting Fombrun.com

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