Second GB youth gold for Mitchell

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

By The Newsroom
Monday, 2nd May 2016, 12:20 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd May 2016, 1:22 pm
Mitchell Barton.
Mitchell Barton.

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.

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