Little Warrior – the boxer breaking away from Venezuelan poverty – documentary | Global

Johana Gómez, 10-time and reigning amateur featherweight boxing champion, is determined to pull herself and her family out of extreme poverty in Venezuela. Like Gómez, more than 75% of the Venezuelan population lives below the poverty line due to the ongoing economic crisis there. Through a chance online connection with Scottish boxing trainer Gary Young, locked down in Edinburgh, Gómez’s hopes of reaching her potential start to take shape – despite the language barrier.