ENGLAND boxing teams at youth levels continue to excel. At the European Schoolboy and Schoolgirl championships, which ran from August 3-11 in Tbilisi, Georgia, England topped the medal table with nine gold medals in all, as well as two silver and three bronze medals.
On Saturday Sophie Harker, Alice Pumphrey, Amber Moss-Birch and Denaeo George all won gold for England.
Harker, at 36kgs, beat Ukraine’s Anastasiia Burlak on a split points decision to take the top spot in their division. Golden Ring’s Moss-Birch outscored Georgia’s Tatia Bukia on a split decision in their 70kgs final. Denaeo George [pictured], City of Leicester, also defeated a host nation boxer, beating Luka Tsuleiskiri in the 38.5kgs final on a split decision as well.