Actress Lee Si-young to Don Boxing Gloves for Team Incheon

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Actress Lee Si-young will join the boxing team of Incheon City, and the Incheon Sports Council said it will have a joining ceremony at Incheon City Hall on Thursday morning to hammer out all the details.

At present, four boxers including Shin Jong-hun, a member of the national team, officially fight for Incheon. Lee will train with them and participate in bouts.

She picked up the sport in 2010. The actress is now a promotional ambassador for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

"Although Lee isn't from Incheon, she got involved with the city while doing activities as a promotional ambassador for the Asian Games, so we have kept in contact with her and finally managed to persuade her to join the team," said a council official.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jan. 29, 2013 09:17 KST