Team of Eight head to Hungary for GB Boxing’s first tournament of the Year

By 8th February 2019News

GB Boxing have sent a team of eight boxers to Hungary to compete in the international Bocskai tournament.

The tournament which will take place in Debrecen, Hungary from 6 – 10 February will see some of the best boxing talent from over twenty-two countries go head to head.

It is an important year in the boxing calendar with the Olympic Games less than 18 months away, all Tokyo 2020 hopefuls are out to impress the judges and ensure that their name is well known in the boxing world.

The team of eight boxers representing GB Boxing include five men and three women.

52kg Kiaran MacDonald
60kg Callum Thompson
75kg Lewis Richardson
81kg George Crotty
91kg Lewis Williams
51kg Chloe Watson
57kg Karriss Artingstall
75kg Georgia O’Connor

Countries competing in the prestigious tournament include Hungary, Russia, Spain Kazakhstan, and Thailand.

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

Schedule and Results

Wednesday 6 February 2019
Preliminary Rounds
51kg Chloe Watson (ENG) beat 51kg Jana Prokesova (CZE) via unanimous decision
57kg Karris Artingstall (ENG) beat 57kg Tantawa Apisada (THA) via unanimous decision
52kg Kiaran MacDonald lost to 52kg Pechnamthong Nonthasit (THA) via split decision (4:1)
60kg Callum Thompson (ENG) beat 60kg Simsek Ahmed (AUT) via unanimous decision
75kg Lewis Richardson (ENG) lost to 75kg Kulakhmet Tursynbay (KAZ) via unanimous decision

Thursday 7 February 2019
Preliminary Rounds
60kg Callum Thompson (ENG) beat 60kg Alberto Christian (ESP) via unanimous decision
81kg George Crotty (ENG) lost to 81kg Dzambekov Umar (AUT) lost via split decision (3:2)
91kg Lewis Williams (ENG) beat 91kg Adam Hamori (HUN) via unanimous decision

Friday 8 February 2019
Semi Finals
51kg Chloe Watson (ENG) beat 51kg Krisztina Beri (HUN) via split decision
57kg Karriss Artingstall (ENG) beat 57kg Szabina Szucs (HUN) via RSC round 3
75kg Georgia O’Connor (ENG) beat 75kg Petra Szatmari (HUN) via split decision
60kg Callum Thompson (ENG) lost to 60kg Serik Temirzhanov (KAZ) via unanimous decision
91kg Lewis Williams (ENG) beat 91kg Ivan Sagaidak (RUS) via split decision

Saturday 9 February 2019
Finals
51kg Chloe Watson (ENG) lost to 51kg Svetlana Soluyanova (RUS) via split decision (4:1)
57kg Karris Artingstall (ENG) beat 57kg Liudmila Vorontsova (RUS) via unanimous decision
75kg Georgia O’Connor (ENG) lost to 75kg Oksana Trafimova (RUS) via unanimous decision
91kg Lewis Williams (ENG) lost to 91kg Serhii Horskov (UKR) via unanimous decision