GB Boxing seven ready to impress at international Golden Gong tournament

By 11th November 2016News

Seven boxers will represent GB Boxing at this year’s Golden Gong tournament.

The tournament is open to elite male boxers and takes place over two days in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

GB Boxing’s middleweight Ben Whittaker will make his international debut at the tournament after joining the programme earlier this year.

Dalton Smith who had recent success at Poland’s Feliks Stamm tournament will be joining the team in Macedonia with hopes to make this his second gold medal of the season.

Team
52kg Blane Hyland
56kg Chris Bourke
60kg Luke McCormack
64kg Dalton Smith
69kg Conor Loftus
75kg Ben Whittaker
81kg Tom Whittaker-Hart

Results and updates on the progress of the team at the Golden Gong will be posted at www.gbboxing.org.uk and on the GB Boxing twitter feed @gbboxing.

Boxing schedule and results:

Friday 11 November 2016
Semi-Finals
52kg Blane Hyland (GBR) v 52kg Murja Ardit (ALB)
56kg Chris Bourke (GBR) v 56kg Todorovski Dositej (SRB)
60kg Luke McCormack (GBR) v 60kg Vanja Bacic (SRB)
64kg Dalton Smith (GBR) v 64kg Naser Shala (KOS)
69kg Conor Loftus (GBR) v 69kg Denis Nurja (ALB)
75kg Ben Whittaker (GBR) v 75kg Lula Mejach (SLO)