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Boston Marathon Bombing

Suspect #1 Wanted to

Box for U.S.A.

4/19/2013 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev -- Boston bombing suspect #1 who was killed overnight -- was training intensely as a boxer, and hoped to represent Team USA in the Olympics.

According to a site posting photos of Tsarnaev training at Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts Center in Boston -- he wanted to be selected for the US Olympic team and become a naturalized citizen.

Tamerlan told the site he'd prefer to box for his native Chechnya, but since it's not an independent country ... he'd choose to box for the US.

Tamerlan describes himself as a Muslim who doesn't drink or smoke.

On the photo site ... Tamerlan says he has a girlfriend who's half Italian, half Portuguese ... and has converted to Islam.

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16.

NOT ELMO    

They were Born Russian Citizens so They are Russians The same way when a Person is Born in Puerto Rico is a USA Citizen even though Puerto Rico is NOT a USA State But it is a USA Territory. ------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chechnya -------------- To Further Answer You, i was Born in The Canary Islands and i am a SPAIN Citizen even though The Canary Islands is only a Territory Of SPAIN. ------ The Same goes for CHECHENS.------ They are RUSSIAN Citizens By Birth...

449 days ago
17.

Fred Farkel    

Very attractive white girl digging on a towelhead with an agenda to kill??


Females are all B A T S H I T crazy...

448 days ago
18.

Tyler    

We americans have enough problems with unemployment, housing market etc. We need to help ourselves before we help anyone else. Other countries view us as weak and stupid. We need to change that and do something about our immigration laws asap before it gets out of hand. And by that I don't mean go back to the olden days.

448 days ago
19.

jflub    

The Olympics...what a perfect venue to really cause some chaos.

448 days ago
20.

Tommy    

Hope some gang in Boston takes out that Bitch Aunt of his.... Hell Yes

448 days ago
21.

Az Heat    

Anyone that is against America closing off our country to ANY and ALL immigrants are supporters of terrorism! We need to get this country secured! To the dumbass that told me to grow up I will gladly compare my educational level to yours any day! America looks very weak and stupid right now for letting this happen so don't you think other terrorists are looking at our weak points!?!? Wake the f@ck up America!!!!!!! We don't need immigrants to come to this country because some are smart!! We have our own smart Americans that are great doctors and scientists!

448 days ago
22.

xrodriguez    

what happen this photos look that of a young healthy happy man and his comments that I seen he had made r not extremist .WHY just WHY

448 days ago
23.

Commykilla    

He also said hes very religious, and has 0 american frienda and doesnt understand them. Oh he also went back to chechnya about 5 months ago for a while. This is prob where he became radicalized

448 days ago
24.

LOL!    

Maybe they watched to many reruns of The Americans!

448 days ago
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