Cheavon Clarke, secured Team GB’s first boxing medal at the 2019 European Games in Minsk yesterday (25 June 2019) with a unanimous victory over Holland’s highly experienced Peter Mullenberg in his heavyweight quarter-final.
Clarke’s victory guarantees him at least a bronze medal and earnt him a place in Friday’s semi-finals when he will have the chance to make the final and upgrade to a silver or gold.
Today seven of Clarke’s teammates will be trying to emulate his achievement when they compete in today’s (Wednesday 26 June 2019) quarter-finals. The day kicks off with Galal Yafai competing to reach the semi-finals. The remaining schedule is below:
Afternoon Session – Quarter Finals – begins 12:00
52kg – Galal Yafai (GBR) v Dyntro Zamotayev (UKR) – approx. 13:15 UK
56kg – Peter McGrail (GBR) v Krenar Zeneli (ALB) – approx. 13:30 UK
69kg – Pat McCormack (GBR) v Hugo Micallef (MON) – approx. 14:00 UK
Evening Session – Quarter Finals – begins 16:30 UK
75kg – Lauren Price (GBR)v Aiofe O’Rourke (IRL) – approx. 17.45 UK
60kg – Calum French (GBR) v Karen Tonakanyayan (ARM) – approx. 18:15 UK
64kg – Luke McCormack (GBR) v Yaroslav Khartysyz (UKR) – approx. 18:30 UK
81kg – Ben Whittaker (GBR) v Abu-Lubdeh Abdulrahman (GER) – approx. 19:15
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