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Mandy set on making boxing history in 2021

By Jeff HicksTeam BujoldKITCHENER— The pandemic-delayed Tokyo Games — officially set to begin on July 23, 2021 —are suddenly more than a year in the distance. Mandy Bujold will wait. And work. And sweat. And pore over video between Skype ...
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Serious times, serious thinking

Mandy ready to re-evaluate in the face of Olympic uncertainty By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER —A fresh snow had fallen on her pandemic-stricken world Monday morning. Mandy Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champ, had much to think about. A bitter ...
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Mandy’s ‘surreal’ shamrock triumph inspires in uncertain times

By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — Mandy Bujold, felt like she had just shrugged the Blarney Stone off her back. Four years ago, on St. Patrick’s Day, a clutch semifinal victory over Brazil’s Grazieli Jesus de Souza at the ...
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Mandy ready to ‘control the controllable’ with qualifiers in limbo

By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — The Argentina trip is cancelled. But Mandy Bujold won’t fret over a sudden change in travel plans, not with the coronavirus pandemic threatening public health around the world.Waterloo Region’s community champion is choosing ...
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The Go-to Women in Mandy’s drive for Olympic glory

Meet Brigitte, Jane and Maria — three champs behind the champ By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold Mandy Bujold, her flyweight faith in her boxing career shaken, sat quietly in a church pew a year or so ago. Her mom Brigitte, ...
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FACING MANDY

Sparring with Bujold not for the ‘feint’ of heart, says fellow Canadian Olympic hopeful Justin Parina By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — The electronic punch counter should have burst into flames. Another spirited sparring round between Mandy Bujold and ...
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Mandy’s ‘knockout’ arrival

Two fights, two punishing victories got Waterloo Region’s Community Champ rolling in the ring By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — The knockout moment unspooled in slow-motion. Jab. Jab. Right hand. Darkness. A red-shirted opponent toppled before Mandy Bujold, just ...
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Mandy leads Canadian charge into Continental Qualifiers

Spot in 2020 Olympics within reach in South America By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — Brace yourself, Buenos Aires. The Full Mandy is coming full force for the Continental Olympic Qualifiers at the end of March. Mandy Bujold, Waterloo ...
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‘The passion is still there’

Mandy aims for Triumph in Tokyo to cap a great Canadian boxing career By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold KITCHENER — Passionate. Determined. Relentless. Three words that describe Mandy Marie Brigitte Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champion in and out of the ...
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Mission Accomplished in Hungary

Mandy returns home this weekend with bronze medal By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold DEBRECEN, HUNGARY — The heavy workload was wonderful. The result was bronze. The outlook is golden. “Three good fights in four days,” said Mandy Bujold after a ...
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Mandy ‘comfortable with the uncomfortable’ in Hungary

Champ rolls with tourney twists and timetables By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold DEBRECEN, HUNGARY — Sudden start? No sweat. Mystery foe? No fears. Lumpy ring? No stumbles. Mandy Bujold, Waterloo Region’s community champ, shrugged off all the unexpected uppercuts the ...
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Fast, Fluid, Precise: Mandy set to ride fabulous footwork to Tokyo

By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold MONTREAL— Fast fists fly above fast feet. Still, a world-class fighter needs both in the battle zone between the ropes. But which canvas-top quickness — pace-pushing dukes or nimble toes — is more crucial for ...
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Mandy trains like a true and virtual champ in Montreal

By Jeff Hicks Team Bujold MONTREAL — Mandy Bujold, sparring against an invisible foe in the concrete belly of the Big O, danced around a red-canvas ring in dark high-tech head gear and comfy white socks. “You feel like you’re ...
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Gold at Canadian Olympic Qualifier

Mandy completed step 1 on her Road to Tokyo with a Gold medal at the Canadian Olympic Qualifier in Montreal. Check out the video recap of Mandy's performance here ...
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Buy Tickets to attend Mandy’s Road to Tokyo Fundraiser on November 6th

Join us for a fundraising event to support Mandy on her Road to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Where: The Walper Hotel When: November 6th, 2019 from 6-9PM Limited tickets available https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mandy-bujolds-road-to-tokyo-fundraiser-tickets-75414415547 ...
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