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Philip Waruinge (born February 3, 1945 in Murang'amarker, Centralmarker) is a retired boxer from Kenyamarker, who competed in the featherweight division (– 57 kg) during his career as an amateur.

Amateur career

Waruinge represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1964. After having won the bronze medal in Mexico City, Mexicomarker (1968) Waruinge captured silver four years later in Munichmarker, West Germanymarker. He was awarded the Val Barker Trophy for Outstanding Boxer at the 1968 Olympic Games.

Professional career

Waruinge turned professional in 1973 as a Super Bantamweight and had limited success. He fought largely in Japan, and in 1976 landed a shot at WBC Bantamweight Title holder Carlos Zarate. Waruinge was outclassed and was KO'ed in the 4th round. He retired after a loss two years later with a record of having Won 14, Lost 10, and Drawn 1.

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