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Local teen punches his ticket to Rio as part of 2016 Olympic team


Nine American boxers stepped into the ring on Thursday at the Americas Qualifier in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Eight were hoping to exit as United States Olympians, but only four accomplished that feat including 18-year-old Charles Conwell of Cleveland Heights, who is now officially off to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
"It feels wonderful," Conwell said. "It’s a dream come true."
 
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