Amateur | Highlight 4 | Issue | Premium | Jun 30 2019

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’

Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games
Pat McCormack
GB Boxing

GREAT BRITAIN’S Pat McCormack was superb as he won the welterweight gold medal at the European Games at the Sports Palace Uruchie in Minsk, Belarus.

He met Russia’s Khariton Agrba in the final on Saturday (June 29). Sliding on to the back foot, he at once marked out the Russian with a long right hook. McCormack worried the southpaw with tapping jabs and a left hook, before darting a straight one-two through. He got into a rhythm with those long straight shots, landing his right to the body then hitting the head with another one-two.

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