England boxers set standards high at the recent EUBC European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships, as they returned to the UK with a phenomenal eight medals.
Thirteen boxers competed at the international tournament, the two teams were made up of ten junior boxers and three youth boxers.
Between them they achieved a grand total of five gold and three silver medals, seeing England finish top of the medal table for the Junior squad, ahead of Russia and Turkey.
England also camp forth in the Youth medal table, behind Russia, Bulgaria and Poland.
The Championship was held in Sofia, Bulgaria and ran over eight days. It saw competitors from eighteen countries including Russia, Ukraine and Turkey.
48kg Daina Moorehouse (IRL) beat 48kg Simran Kaur (ENG) 0:5 – silver
50kg Courtney Scott (ENG) lost to 50kg Martina la Piana (ITA) 0:5 – silver
52kg Jessica Williams (ENG) beat 52kg Irina Cherezova (RUS) 5:0 – gold
54kg Begins Kiss (HUN) lost to 54kg Elise Glynn (ENG) – 5:0 – gold
60kg Caroline Dubois (ENG) beat 60kg Nune Asatrion (RUS) 5:0 – gold
63kg Stefanie Von Berge (GER) lost to 63kg Gemma Richardson (ENG) 5:0 – gold
66kg Kara Murray (ENG) lost to 66kg Elena Zhiliaeva (RUS) 0:5 – silver
69kg Natalia Barbusinska (POL) lost to 69kg Olivia Hussey (ENG) 4:1 – gold