England ready to start Euro Youths bid
September 3, 2019 | by Matt Halfpenny
Team England’s boxers are gearing up for the start of their EUBC European Youth Championships campaign tomorrow after the draw has been made today (Tuesday).
A total of 37 countries are represented in the competition – being held in Sofia, Bulgaria – by 213 male and 126 female boxers.
Jack Oliphant, Holly Heffron, Adam Azim and Adan Mohammed (pictured above from left to right) will get things going on day one for the Three Lions, who have 14 boxers (eight female, six male) competing in all.
Team Manager Martin Webb said: “The team has settled in well and now all raring to go.”
The full draw for England boxers in their opening bouts, including their weights and England Boxing Clubs, are detailed below.
Live streaming will be through the EUBC website.
2pm (12 noon UK time)
56kg – Adan Mohammed (Repton) v Mizan Aykol (Turkey)
69kg – Jack Oliphant (Bodyshots) v Dmitry Zakharov (Russia).
6.30pm (4.30pm UK time)
48kg – Holly Heffron (Heart of Portsmouth) v Nur Kubra Dirmikci (Turkey).
60kg – Adam Azim (Pinewood) v Hugo Grau (France).
75kg – Dan Toward (Birtley) v Gabrijel Veocic (Croatia).
91kg+ – William Howe (Natural Progression) v Sargis Poghosyan (Armenia).
49kg – William Hewitt (Leigh) v Ruslan Gadirov (Azerbaijan).
57kg – Elise Glynn (Hook & Jab) v Sthelyne Grosy (France).
60kg – Caroline Dubois (Repton) v Vilma Vitanen (Finland).
51kg – Simran Kaur (Kings Heath) v Ivana Podkonjak (Serbia).
54kg – Courtney Scott (Headland) v Blagovesta Georgieva (Bulgaria).
64kg – Gemma Richardson (Scunthorpe) v Evelyn Ivie Igharo (Ireland).
69kg – Elouise Challenger (Downend) v Csilla Viktyria Ambrus (Hungary).
81kg – Emily Asquith (Bridlington) v Bethany Doocey (Ireland).