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Appreciate: GB Boxing Championships

Appreciate: GB Boxing Championships
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  1. Bout list

    The agenda and competitors are subject to substitute.

    Forty eight-51kg:
    Helen Jones (Wal) beats Stephanie Kernachan (Sco)

    Mild Welterweight
    60-sixty 4 kg:
    Ryan Hart (Eng) v Sean Spence (Sco)

    fifty six-60 kg:
    Kimberly Rowe (Eng) v Hannah Robinson (GB)

    69-seventy five kg:
    Ramtin Musah (Eng) v Lewis Richardson (GB)

    Formative years – Flyweight
    Forty eight-51 kg:
    Simran Kaur (Eng) v Chloe Watson (GB)

    sixty 4-69kg:
    Tyler Jolly (Sco) v Harris Akbar (GB)

    sixty 4-69 kg:
    Laura Stevens (Eng) v Omarah Taylor (GB)

    Forty nine-fifty two kg:
    Matthew McHale (Sco) v Kiaran MacDonald (GB)

    Mild Heavyweight
    seventy five-81 kg:
    Patrick Allen-Cripps (Eng) v George Crotty (GB)

    Tremendous Heavyweight
    ninety one+ kg:
    Nic Campbell (Sco) v Courtney Bennet (Eng)

  2. Watson tipped for the cease

    Chloe Watson

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    Describe caption: Chloe Watson won the Formative years Commonweath gold medal in the Bahamas final year

    Chloe Watson is rated one amongst Britain’s brightest possibilities in the flyweight division after becoming a member of the nationwide Podium Skill Squad and winning the England nationwide title 18 months previously in close by Rotherham.

    Watson, 18, who faces Simran Kaur in a Formative years flyweight contest, is one amongst two paunchy-time woman participants of the Podium Skill squad. The assorted, Salford mild-weight Crystal Barker, is 22 and a former World Junior bronze medallist.

    Amongst the many females boxers on portray in Sheffield, Scotland’s first-ever Commonwealth woman boxer Victoria Glover – who lost in the quarter-finals in the Gold Wing – combined a love of ballet and kick-boxing ahead of settling for the agreeable art work.

  3. Who to perceive out for?

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    Video caption: Harris Akbar hopes for vivid future

    The choice from the GB Boxing squad comprises Bradford’s Harris Akbar who shall be defending the welterweight title he won somehow year’s match when he defeated Scotland’s Stephen Newns.

    Other defending champions embody mild-heavyweight, George Crotty, who also works with the Royal Marines and feminine welterweight, Omarah Taylor.

  4. What is the GB Boxing Championships?

    Ten men and females from the GB Boxing squad will compete in the GB Boxing Championships 2018 on the English Institute of Sport Sheffield.

    The Championships will characteristic eight men’s weights and 5 for females.

    Boxers from the GB Boxing squad had been selected to compete in 10 of the 14 categories and can face the winners of the 2018 Elite Three Nations competition (contested by the winners of the 2018 Nationwide Championships in England, Scotland and Wales).

    Any boxer that defeats a member of the GB Boxing squad will fetch the opportunity of an evaluation to affix the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) as a funded athlete.

    Harris Akbar

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  5. BBC coverage

    All times are GMT and subject to substitute.

    Thursday 6 December

    19:00-22:forty five, Linked TV and online

  6. catch into boxing?

    Boxing is a strive in opposition to sport where two people compete
    in opposition to each assorted. The aim is to strike your opponent with punches to above
    the waist line over the direction of an allotted series of three-minute rounds.

    A buy(s) or referee will desire who has been the higher
    boxer, i.e. who scored the most punches/capabilities, and award her or him the
    winner. One other scheme of winning is to knock your opponent down for a count of at
    least 10 seconds.

    With the likes of heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua
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    Video caption: Boxer Lawrence Okolie on being bullied at college for his weight
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