Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. The gym is named after Panamenian boxer and WBO super flyweight champion Pedro Rockero Alcazar, who died in 2002. The gym is staffed with volunteer boxing trainers and membership is free. The gym focuses on nurturing healthy lifestyles in youth between the ages of 7 to 18, as a means to distract them from joining gangs, according to trainer Luis Nune. – Photo by Reuters.

A boy takes photographs of boxers sparring during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
A boy takes photographs of boxers sparring during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Ezequiel Quiroz, 13, known as ?Alcon?, practises with a punch bag at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Ezequiel Quiroz, 13, known as ?Alcon?, practises with a punch bag at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Children jump over wooden sticks during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Children jump over wooden sticks during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Children's practice in the ring during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Children's practice in the ring during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
A boy practices with a punch bag at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
A boy practices with a punch bag at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Ulises, 8, drinks water during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.
Ulises, 8, drinks water during a training session at the Rockero Alcazar gym in the low-income neighbourhood of Curundu in Panama City. ? Photo by Reuters.

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