Scotland’s Olympic Boxing Team in Malta

Saturday, March 6, 2010, 8:26

The Scottish Olympic Boxing Team is in Malta for a short training camp before departing for the “Commonwealth Boxing Championships” which are to be held at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, India. Around 120 boxers from 13 Nations are expected to take part from England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Kenya, Samoa and Singapore. The event will be held between the 10Th to 18Th March.

The Scotland Team are going through the final stages of preparation at the St Julian’s Boxing club under the direction of team manager Colin Mac Ewan and coaches Mike Keane & Steve Newnes.
The Scottish boxers are: Ian Butcher 49KG, Micheal Roberts 56KG, Josh Taylor 60 KG, Aston Brown 69 KG, Callum Johnstone 81 KG and Ross Henderson 91 KG.

Scottish Boxing has shown drastic improvement during the past year, with major results at high level competition, boxers such as Callum in the 81 KG who won gold at the prestigious “Boxing Grand Prix” in the Czech Republic are considered by the Scottish coaches as being medal contenders.

Coach Mike Mac Keane talking about the ascending level of boxing in Scotland is very confident that his team will leave India with positive results.

This is the second visit of the Scottish team within the last month.

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  1. dumpy says:

    grazzi malta boxing federation sa fl-ahhar qed nicaqilqu – dumpy


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