1996 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Stephan Vanfleteren

Agence Vu

01 January, 1995

A young girl watches while the boxing training is in progress. Former champions - some of advancing years - teach young hopefuls the tricks of the trade in shabby sports halls in the hope of continuing Cuba's tradition as an Olympic boxing nation. Some boys take up boxing when they're only four years old.

About the photographer

Stephan Vanfleteren

Stephan Vanfleteren lives and works in his native Belgium. After his photography studies he started to work as a freelancer in 1993. His black-and-white documentary photography ...

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