Two silver and three bronze for Home Nations at Euro Under-22s

March 24, 2022 | by Matt Halfpenny


Home nations boxers have finished with two silver and three bronze medals at the EUBC European Under-22 Championships in Porec, Croatia.

Welsh brothers Ioan and Garan Croft were boxing for gold on the final day of men’s action, but both were beaten in their respective finals.

Under 67kg boxer Ioan took on Denmark’s Nikolai Terteryan but was beaten by a unanimous decision.

The same fate befell his sibling Garan who was defeated by the current world champion at Under 71kg, Ukraine’s Yurii Zakharieiev.

The pair medals add to the bronze’s already collected by English women Olivia Holmes (54kg) and Sameenah Toussaint (Under 57kg), both of whom lost to the eventual winner, and Scot Sam Hickey (Under 75kg).