National Youth Champions crowned on final day in Doncaster
February 18, 2018 | by Gemma Field
The new England Boxing National Youth Champions were crowned on an exciting day of action at the Doncaster Dome.
The day saw the cadets in the ring first with some excellent bouts and the Youth took to the ring at 3pm.
Simran Kaur (Kings Heath) was crowned 51kg National Youth Champion after defeating Chloe Watson (Birkenhead Ventures) with a unanimous points decision.
“It feels amazing to be National Champion especially because I am the year below and she is a GB athlete. The bout was alright I think I did really well. I stuck to the tactics and kept it long. The competition is great, the venue has been great.”
In the 52kg weight category Hope Price (Hunslet) won his final against Louis Small (Fareham) with a unanimous points decision.
“I expected it. I won this title last year so to win it twice in a row is good, on to the Europeans now.”
Repton’s Caroline Dubois took the title in the 60kg weight category after defeating Ellis Hopkins (City of Leicester) with a unanimous points decision.
“I feel very happy, I’ve worked very hard for this, all month. Since the beginning of this month I’ve been working hard and to achieve it, is just amazing. I feel very happy, I feel very proud I’m so lucky, I feel very blessed to have a father like my dad who will keep working me and pushing me no matter how hard it gets.”
In the 81kg weight category Connor Tudsbury (Moss Side) beat James Metcalfe (St Peters) in a unanimous points decision.
“Amazing absolutely amazing. It means everything. It means my future what I can accomplish in the future is all based on what happens now. It means I’ll be going to more England camps, getting better. That’s the only way you get better and progress is learning from the England Camps.”
Results are as follows: