Three boxers from Great Britain guaranteed a medal at Women’s European Championships in Madrid

By 30th August 2019News

 Three boxers from Great Britain guaranteed a medal at Women’s European Championships in Madrid

Three boxers from Great Britain are looking to change their guaranteed bronze medal at the EUBC European Boxing Championships in Madrid.

Wins for Karriss Artingstall, Rosie Eccles and Demie-Jade Resztan were the highlights of a great tournament so far for the team and means they will compete into today’s semi-finals.

69kg Rosie Eccles defeated Sandy Ryan in the battle of the GB boxers. A close 3:2 split decision, sees Rosie come up against Angela Carini of Italy for a place in the final.

Later in the day, 57kg Karriss Artingstall beat home favourite Jennifer Fernandez with an empathic 5-0 win. Karriss will now fight Stanimira Petrova of Bulgaria in today’s semi-final.

Earlier in the week, 48kg Demie-Jade Resztan secured her bronze medal via a split decision win over Yana Burym of Belarus. Demie will now face Anna Okhota from Ukraine to book her place in Saturday’s final.

The three will go into Friday’s semi-finals where they have a chance to upgrade their guaranteed to bronze medal to silver with the possibility of winning gold in Saturday’s final.

The semi-finals will be held on Friday and can be seen on the GB Boxing website.

Schedule

Semi-final stage

Afternoon Session (13:30 UK Time)

  • 48kg: Anna Okhota UKR v Demie-Jade Resztan – 13:30 UK time
  • 69kg: Rosie Eccles v Angela Carini ITA – 15:00 UK time

Evening Session (17:30 UK Time)

  • 57kg: Stanimira Petrova BUL v Karriss Artingstall – 18:00 UK time

Results will be posted and on this page and twitter at @gbboxing.