BBC Sport - Glasgow 2014: Kiribati's boxing rookie makes debut

Kiribati's boxing rookie makes debut

BBC Sport reports on boxer Taoriba Biniati's unusual route to the Commonwealth Games from her home in Kiribati, a collection of small islands in the Pacific.

The lightweight had never been inside a boxing ring and had only ever sparred against men before arriving in Glasgow. Despite losing to Isabelle Ratna of Mauritius in her opening bout, the 18-year-old has made quite an impression.

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