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Amir Khan's brother to fight for Pakistan

ESPN staff
July 23, 2010
Amir Khan won Olympic silver medal for Great Britain in 2004 © Getty Images

Amir Khan's younger brother Haroon has been named in Pakistan's squad for this year's Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

The Pakistan Boxing Federation named six boxers in as many weight categories to compete in October, and Haroon was named in the 52kg division.

Khan's younger brother has been outspoken in his wish to fight for Great Britain, but is frustrated at the lack of opportunities provided by the British team. While he originally had his sights set on competing at London 2012 before turning professional, he could now become professional as beforethe end of the this year.

"To have the opportunity to go to a Commonwealth or a major championship, anyone would take it," Khan said in The Telegraph.

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