Namibia’s medal hopeful welterweight light boxer, Jonas Jonas Junias failed to impress in his preliminary round of the Olympic Games against France-national Amzile Hassan on Thursday.
Junias who was earlier this week arrested for alleged sexually harassment against a house keeper at the athletes’ village lost by 3-0 in his opening fight.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games’ silver medallist was released on bail with stiff conditions attached, one of the conditions given was for the boxer to hand in his passport and that there is a likely-hood Junias could remain in Brazil when the Summer Games conclude later this month.
Its not known how deep the allegations has affected the boxer psychologically in that it might have affected his game plan.
Junias has joined his four other compatriots who exited the Games after a poor showing and are trap shooter Gabby Ahrens, road cyclists Dan Craven and Vera Adrian including boxer Mathias Amunyela who showed some sub-standard performance at the Olympic Games.
Namibia’s focus has now been redirected to the marathon runners, Beata Nandjala Naigambo, Helalia Lukeiko Johannes, Alina Armas and Mbeumuna Kauanivi who are all scheduled to compete over the weekend.
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