GB Boxing impress at annual Bocskai tournament in Hungary

By 12th February 2018News

GB Boxing celebrate after the team return home from the Bocskai tournament with four medals (three gold and one bronze).

Alongside winning their bouts the team also won Best Women’s Team of the tournament for the performances from Lisa Whiteside and Crystal Barker. Ben Whittaker also won best boxer of the tournament.

The team of seven that represented GB Boxing at the Bocskai tournament in Debrecen, Hungary were:

52kg Blane Hyland
60kg Thomas Hodgson
69kg Cyrus Pattinson – Bronze
75kg Benjamin Whittaker – Gold
81kg George Crotty

51kg Lisa Whiteside – Gold
57kg Crystal Barker – Gold

The tournament saw 118 men and 18 women boxers from 22 countries go head to head, each looking to impress at the prestigious tournament.

Counties competing included Hungary, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Italy, Belarus, Romania, Poland and Mongolia.

Results and updates on the GB Boxing team from the Bocskai and future tournaments will be posted at www.gbboxing.org.uk and on the GB Boxing twitter feed @gbboxing.

Results

Preliminary Rounds
Wednesday 7 February 2018
60kg Thomas Hodgson (ENG) beat 60kg Giusseppe Canonico (ITA)
69kg Cyrus Pattinson (ENG) beat 69kg Kalman Hanko (HUN)
81kg George Crotty (ENG) lost to 81kg Bence Lukacsy (HUN) – RSC-I round 3

Quarterfinals
Thursday 8 February 2018
51kg Lisa Whiteside (ENG) beat 51kg Nella Freiherova (CZE)
52kg Blane Hyland (ENG) lost to 52kg Istvan Szaka (HUN)
60kg Thomas Hodgson (ENG) lost to 60kg Roland Galos (HUN)
69kg Cyrus Pattinson (ENG) beat 69kg Kalman Hanko (HUN)
75kg Ben Whittaker (ENG) beat 75kg Shamil Khataev (RUS)

Semi-Finals
Friday 9 February 2018
51kg Lisa Whiteside (ENG) beat 51kg Krisztina Beri (HUN)
57kg Crystal Barker (ENG) beat 57kg Szabina Szucs (HUN)
69kg Cyrus Pattinson (ENG) lost to 69kg Andras Vadasz (HUN)
75kg Ben Whittaker (ENG) beat 75kg Abay Tolesh (KAZ)

Saturday 10 February 2018
Finals
51kg Lisa Whiteside (ENG) beat 51kg Jana Prokesova (CZE)
57kg Crystal Barker (ENG) beat 57kg Angela Nagy (HUN)
75kg Ben Whittaker (ENG) beat 75kg Max Van Der Pas (HOL)