Three boxers make international debut for GB Boxing in Belarus tournament

By 2nd August 2017News

GB Boxing have sent a team of ten boxers to Belarus to compete in the 15th International Memorial V.Liventsev tournament.

Included in the line-up for GB are boxers Harris Akbar (welterweight), Jordan Reynolds (middleweight) and Jade Ashmore (flyweight), each of which will be making their international debut for Team GB.

The tournament which runs over four days has sixteen countries competing, including competitors from Russia and Azerbaijan.

Eight men and two women are representing GB at this event:

49kg Kiaran MacDonald – Silver
52kg Will Cawley – Gold
56kg Chris Bourke
60kg Mickey McDonagh
64kg Dalton Smith – Bronze
69kg Harris Akbar
75kg Jordan Reynolds – Silver
91kg Scott Forrest – Silver

51kg Jade Ashmore
57kg Crystal Barker – Bronze

Results and updates on the progress of the team at the Belarus tournament will be posted at and on the GB Boxing twitter feed @gbboxing.

Wednesday 2 August
Preliminary Rounds
69kg Harris Akbar (ENG)lost to 69kg Euheniy Dauhaliavets (BLR) 4-1

56kg Chris Bourke (ENG) lost to 56kg Umid Rustamov (AZE) 3-2
60kg Micky McDonagh (WAL) lost to 60kg Dmitriy Deshkevich (BLR) 3-2
75kg Jordan Reynolds (ENG) beat 75kg Anton Stelmahou (BLR) 5-0

Thursday 3 August
57kgW Crystal Barker (ENG) beat 57kgW Aliya Valizade (AZE) 5-0
49kg Kiaran Macdonald (ENG) beat 49kg Jakub Slominksi (POL) 5-0 (RSC, RD2)
51kgW Jade Ashmore (ENG) lost to 51kgW Yana Burym (BLR) 5-0
64kg Dalton Smith (ENG) beat 64kg Aziz Bebitov (TKM) 5-0
91kg Scott Forrest (SCO) beat 91kg Siarhei Papeliuh (BLR) 4-1

Friday 4 August
52kg Will Cawley (ENG) beat 52kg Pavel Lazakovich (BLR) 5-0
75kg Jordan Reynolds (ENG) beat 75kg Andrey Mihaylov (BLR) 4-1
57kgW Crystal Barker (ENG) lost to 57kgW Sandra Kruk (POL) 3-1
64kg Dalton Smith (ENG) lost to 64kg Alisa Sharifov (RUS) 3-2
91kg Scott Forrest (SCO) beat 91kg Uladzislau Smiaglikau (BLR) by walkover

Saturday 5 August
52kg Will Cawley (ENG) beat 52kg Maxim Fatich (UKR) 5-0
75kg Jordan Reynolds (ENG) lost to 75kg Vadzim Pankou (BLR) 5-0
91kg Scott Forrest (SCO) lost to 91kg Siarhei Karneuu (BLR) 4-1