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GB Boxing Wins Five Golds as Part of Eight Medal Haul in Finland


Golds for Niall Farrell, Lewis Richardson, George Crotty, Lewis Williams and Scrumptious Orie have been the highlights of an excellent week for GB Boxing on the Gee Bee event in Finland as all eight members of the crew returned with a medal. 

The 5 gold medallists have been joined on the rostrum by Reese Lynch and Harris Akbar, who gained silver and Aqeel Ahmed, who took bronze. 

Harris Akbar was additionally named one of the best technical boxers in the lads’s competitors. 

A triumphant remaining day, which noticed boxers from England and Scotland contest seven finals, started with a break up choice (4:1) victory for Niall Farrell over Ukraine’s Dmytro Molodan to safe the featherweight crown. 

It triggered a gold rush that noticed boxers from Nice Britain dominate the ultimate day’s session. 

At middleweight, Lewis Richardson scored a unanimous victory over Maksim Ljubimov of Estonia to safe gold.   

He was quickly adopted by break up choice wins for George Crotty, who defeated the host nation’s Nikita Nystedt at gentle –heavyweight, and Lewis Williams at heavyweight who overcame Daniel Baracsi of Hungary. 

The ultimate bout of the competitors noticed Scrumptious Orie round-off proceedings in fashion to win the super-heavyweight crown when the referee stopped his contest with Finland’s Antii Lehmusvirpi in spherical two. 

The one minor disappointments on an in any other case glorious day for the GB Boxing contingent have been two slender break up choice losses. 

At light-welterweight, Scotland’s Reese Lynch, was narrowly outpointed (4:1) by Bakhodur Usmonov Tajikstan and in the light-middleweight remaining, Harris Akbar misplaced an agonizingly shut bout (3:2) to Ukraine’s Mykola Alistrarov. 

The opposite medallist in the Nice Britain squad was Scotland’s Aqeel Ahmed who returned with a flyweight bronze medal. 

The eight medal haul in Finland follows on the again of a sequence of sturdy performances by the women and men in the GB Boxing squad as they put together for the ladies’s world championships and the lads’s European championships which can each happen in Could. 

At first of April, a crew from GB Boxing gained six medals on the Belgrade Winner Event in Serbia.  This adopted a profitable European U22 championship in March when boxers from Nice Britain gained 5 medals. 



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