Actress Lee Si-young Fails to Join National Boxing Team

Actress Lee Si-young's dream of being selected to the national boxing team failed to materialize as she was defeated by teen boxer Park Cho-rong 10-4 in the final of the women's 48-kg category at the National Amateur Boxing Championships on Tuesday.

Lee, who at 165 centimeters enjoyed a considerable height and reach advantage throughout the competition, sustained several hits to her face from Park, the strongest puncher in their weight class and had to settle for second place.

englishnews@chosun.com / Dec. 12, 2012 09:47 KST