Cheavon Clarke secures Team GB’s first boxing medal at the 2019 European Games

By 26th June 2019News

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 Finalsbegins 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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