Brit boxer to represent native Pakistan in CWG, London Olympics

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Lahore, Mar.5 (ANI): British boxer of Pakistani origin and younger brother of light-weight world champion boxer Amir Khan, Haroon Khan, has reportedly joined the Pakistan pugilist team for upcoming events, including the 2012 London Olympics.

According to a private television channel, which quoted sources in the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF), Haroon along with his father recently visited Karachi where he underwent trials.

Pakistan boxing coach Abdul Majeed Brohi was present during the trial bouts and gave Haroon the green signal to represent the country in forthcoming events, following which he is likely to be included in the squad for the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi and the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

"My aim is that at least one of my sons plays for Pakistan and make a name for the country in London Olympics 2012", sources quoted Haroon's father as saying to PBF officials.

Haroon is likely to represent Pakistan in the 52 kilograms weight category in the Delhi Commonwealth Games, The Nation reports. (ANI)

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