Weight: 69kg

Stance: Orthodox

Career highlight: Bronze medalist – All-Africa Games Maputo 2011

Rayton Okwiri is a strong, tough boxer from Kenya who bulldozed his way to the bronze medal at the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique.

He also recently won gold in the international tournament the Lion’s Cup 2014 held in Sri Lanka’s largest city, Colombo.

The Mombasa native, whose best finish in the AIBA World Boxing Championships came when he reached the quarter-final stage in Almaty last year, enjoys phenomenal support from his fans in Kenya and will want to do everything he can to do them proud and earn the chance to represent his nation’s colors in Rio 2016.