McCormack and French win Chemistry Cup gold

By 13th March 2016News

Calum French and Pat McCormack return from the Chemistry Cup in Germany with gold medals, following strong performances in the finals of the annual tournament.

French edged out German Robert Harutyunyan to gain a split decision victory and take top spot on the podium, while McCormack enjoyed a comprehensive win over Mongolian Chinzorig Baatarsukh to take the gold medal and earn the Boxer of the Tournament trophy.

Results and schedule so far:

8/3/2016 – preliminaries

69kg Connor Loftus (England) beat Zdenek Chladek (Czech Republic) pts unan
81kg Thomas Whittaker-Hart (England) v Sep Hrvoje (Croatia)

9/3/2016 – Quarter finals
64kg Pat McCormack (England) beat Masuk Wuttichai (Thailand) pts split
69kg Connor Loftus (England) lost to Arajik Marutjan (Germany) TKO-I2
56kg Qais Ashfaq (England) lost to Sharafa Raman (Germany) pts split
60kg Calum French (England) beat Otgondalai Dorjnyambuu (Mongolia) pts split
52kg Jack Bateson (England) lost to Hamza Touba (Germany) pts unan
75kg Antony Fowler (England) beat Alexandr Agafonov (Russia) pts split
81kg Lawrence Okolie (England) lost to Igor Teziev (Germany) pts split

10/3/2016 – Semi-finals

49kg Harvey Horn (England) lost to Alberto Mustafi (Germany) pts unan
60kg Calum French (England) beat Enrico La Cruz (Netherlands) pts unan
64kg Pat McCormack (England) beat Armen Zakaryan (Russia) pts unan
75kg Antony Fowler (England) lost to Denis Radovan (Germany) TKO-I2

11/3/2016 – Finals

60kg Calum French (England) beat Robert Harutyunyan (Germany) pts split
64kg Pat McCormack (England) beat Chinzorig Baatarsukh (Mongolia) pts unan

The full team:
49kg Harvey Horn
52kg Jack Bateson
56kg Qais Ashfaq
60kg Calum French
64kg Pat McCormack 
69kg Conor Loftus 
75kg Antony Fowler 
81kg Tom Hart 
91kg Lawrence Okolie