22nd October 2012

GB Boxing’s Sam Maxwell

Sam Maxwell and Joe Joyce won gold medals for GB Boxing at the Tammer tournament in Tampere, Finland, this weekend. Silver medals were secured by Jack Bateson, Qais Ashfaq and Joe Cordina, and Chantelle Cameron and Charlie Edwards won bronze.

Liverpool lightweight Maxwell’s performance earned him the Most Stylish Boxer trophy, voted for by officials, while Londoner Joe Joyce was voted Best Boxer by the press.

Home nation teams from Wales and Scotland also took part in the competition. Welsh boxer Sean McGoldrick won a gold medal and team mates Ashley Williams and Zack Davies returned from Finland with bronze. Stewart Burt secured a bronze medal for Scotland.

Results

Day one – preliminaries

56kg Qais Ashfaq beat Sylwester Koztowski (Poland)  18:7

60kg Joe Cordina beat Alessio di Savino (Italy) 16:5

64kg Sam Maxwell beat Abdelmalik Ladjali (France) 16:13

69kg Anthony Fowler lost to John Joe Joyce (Ireland) 17:10

81kg Lawrence Osueke beat Morgan Jones (Wales) 11:9

Day two – quarter finals

49kg Jack Bateson beat Istvan Lakatas (Hungary) RTD3

60kg Joe Cordina beat Artjoms Ramlavs (Latvia) 11:5

64kg Sam Maxwell beat Georgo Bene (Hungary) 20:8

91+kg Joe Joyce beat Ross Henderson (Scotland) 21:9

81kg Lawrence Osueke lost to Kenny Egan (Ireland) 11:4

Day three – semi finals

49kg Jack Bateson beat Marcus Gevia (France) 9:7

52kg Charlie Edwards lost to Dheeraj (India) 19:14

60kg Chantelle Cameron lost to Romina Marenda (Italy) 17:12

64kg Sam Maxwell beat Zack Davies (Wales) 20:12

91+kg Joe Joyce beat Martins Gavars (Latvia) RSC1

56kg Qais Ashfaq beat Krisztian Nagy (Hungary) 16:13

60kg Joe Cordina won by walkover Lassi Seppala (Finland)

Finals
49kg Jack Bateson lost to Lalitha Polipalli (India) 14:10

56kg Qais Ashfaq lost to Sean McGoldrick (Wales) 10:6

60kg Joe Cordina lost to David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) 15:11

60kg Chantelle Cameron beat Akbota Dulatova (Kazakhstan) (Third place box-off) 21:6

63kg Sam Maxwell beat Ross Hickey (Ireland) 20:10

91kg+ Joe Joyce beat Con Sheenan (Ireland) 20:16 


Medals:
Sam Maxwell – gold
Joe Joyce – gold
Jack Bateson – silver
Qais Ashfaq – silver
Joe Cordina – silver
Charlie Edwards – bronze
Chantelle Cameron – bronze

for more information on GB Amateur Boxing visit www.gbboxing.org.uk