Second GB youth gold for Mitchell

Mitchell Barton.
Mitchell Barton.

Chirnside ABC Super-Heavyweight boxer Mitchell Barton has won gold in the GB Youth Championships held in Cardiff.

In Saturday’s semi-final, Mitchell stopped his Welsh opponent Rhys Jones in the second round to book his place in Sunday’s final against England’s Luke Pollit. Mitchell also defeated Pollit by a stoppage in the second to claim his second GB Championship gold medal.

Tickets for the Chirnside ABC show at the old Eyemouth High School on May 20 are on sale priced £10. They are available from any Chirnside club boxer, coach or committee member or call Bob on 07809 701053.