Johana Gómez, 10-time and reigning amateur featherweight boxing champion, is determined to pull herself and her family out of extreme poverty in Venezuela.
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Like Gómez, more than 75% of the Venezuelan population lives below the poverty line due to the ongoing economic crisis there. Through a chance online connection with Scottish boxing trainer Gary Young, locked down in Edinburgh, Gómez’s hopes of reaching her potential start to take shape – despite the language barrier.
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