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Why beards are not allowed in Olympic Boxing?

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posted Apr 24, 2017 by Niharika Singh

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The requirement that Master athletes (35 and older) be clean shaven at weigh-ins has been changed to allow moustaches and neatly trimmed beards of less than two (2) inches in length.

answer Apr 29, 2017 by Vijay
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The Olympic (or International) distance triathlon is 1500m swim, 40K bike, 10K run.

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