In Summary
  • Agina went missing as Kenya's boxing team prepared to fly back after the end of the two week games.

  • Kenya's High Commissioner to Australia Isaiah Kabira said they were hoping the boxer would be found before they can press the panic button.

  • Boxing Association of Kenya President John Kameta, who is here, said he is still holding onto Agina's passport.

IN GOLD COAST

Australian authorities are hoping that Kenyan boxer Brian Agina will be traced after officials reported his disappearance from the Commonwealth Games' Athletes' Village here Monday morning.

Agina went missing as Kenya's boxing team prepared to fly back after the end of the two week games.

The rest of the boxers flew out of Gold Coast on Monday morning.

Kenya's High Commissioner to Australia Isaiah Kabira said they were hoping the boxer would be found before they can press the panic button.

"Efforts are still being made to contact him and I hope and trust that he is safe," Kabira told Nation Sport.

"As soon as we get further information, we shall contact you," he added.

Barnabas Korir, the head of Kenya's delegation here, said they only realised the boxer was missing on Monday morning.

"When I got the information this morning, I reported to the police at the Athletes' Village," Korir said.

"We have his passport, his air ticket and luggage.

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