Tammer Time for GB Boxing eight

By 21st October 2016News

Eight boxers will represent the GB Boxing team at the Tammer tournament, their first big international tournament of the season.

Great Britain has traditionally performed well in the tournament, which takes place every year in the Finnish city of Tampere. Last year the team secured an impressive four medals at the tournament; one gold, two silver and one bronze.

This year GB Boxing’s super heavyweight, Daniel Dubois will make his senior debut at an international tournament. Light flyweight Kiaran MacDonald will also be making his international debut as one of the newest members of the GB Boxing squad.

GB Boxing’s Lee McGregor and John Docherty will be competing at the tournament and will be representing their Home Nation, Scotland.

The Full team is:
49kg Kiaran MacDonald
56kg Jack Bateson
56kg Lee McGregor
60kg Calum French
64kg Alfie Price
69kgConor Loftus
75kg John Docherty
91kg+ Daniel Dubois
Please see full details of the draw and results below.

Friday 21 October 2016 – quarter finals
Session 1 (11:00 GMT)
64kg Alfie Price (ENG) lost by Alexey Mazur (RUS) split decision

Session 2 (16:00 GMT)
60kg Callum French (ENG) beat Yousef Ali (SWE) by unanimous decision
69kg Connor Loftus (ENG) beat Andrei Hartsenko (EST) by unanimous decision
75kg John Docherty (SCO) lost to Llari Kujala (FIN) by split decision

Saturday 22 October 2016 – semi-finals
Session 1 (10:00 GMT)
49kg Kiaran McDonald (ENG) beat Gabor Virban (HUN) by unanimous decision
91+kg Daniel Dubois (ENG) beat Andrei Bokan (EST) by KO round 2

Session 2 (15:00 GMT)
56kg Jack Bateson (ENG) beat Jeorge Rey Edusma (PHI) TKO-I Round 2
56kg Lee McGregor (SCO)beat Armen Udumyan (ARM) TKO-I Round 2
60kg Callum French (ENG) beat Josh Sandford (SCO) by unanimous decision
69kg Connor Loftus (ENG) lost to Muhammad Abdilrasoon (FIN) by unanimous decision

Sunday 23 October 2016 – Finals
12:00 GMT
49kg Kiaran McDonald (ENG) lost to Aqeel Ahmed (SCO) by unanimous decision
56kg Jack Bateson (ENG) beat Lee McGregor (SCO) by split decision
60kg Callum French (ENG) beat Niazz Ahmadi (FIN) by unanimous decision
91+kg Daniel Dubois (ENG) beat Simen Nysaether (NOR) by unanimous decision