Just a reminder that the weigh for this event will commence at 4pm today (12 March 2010) and will be kept open until all of the boxers have been weighed in. The boxing is scheduled start at 7pm.
News from 11 March 2010 in Delhi
All the boxers trained (two sessions) and their weights were satisfactory
A team manager meeting was attended by Colin McEwen in the evening information was given on the competition. The opening ceremony is at 14.00 hrs and the prelim bouts start at 15.00 hrs on 12 March 2010
The team are staying at the Five Star Ashok Hotel in Delhi the facilities are good but there is some renovation work going on. The pool has no water in it as it also is being renovated, they are trying to get everything finished before the games there is a big push on all over Delhi to complete the upgrading works not just at the hotel but all over including roads.
The Draw for the Scottish Boxers is as follows having been made at 10.45 (Delhi Time) on 12 March 2010;
56 Kg Michael Roberts Scotland Vs Revocatus Shomari Tanzania 12th March.
60 kG Josh Taylor Scotland v John Colin Mauritious 12th March.
69 Kg Aston Brown Bye Aston will box on the 13th March Vs Moabi Mothiba Botswana.
81 Kg Callum Johnson Bye Callum will box on the 15th March Vs Rodney Prosper Mauritious Semi Final Bronze at least.
91 Kg Stephen Simmons Vs Manpreet Singh India 14th March.
91 Kg + Ross Henderson Vs Peamjeet Samota India 15th March. Semi Final Bronze at least.
News from 10 March 2010 in Delhi
The team trained at the Competition venue early in the day and again the coached deemed this to a very productive session. Training in the evening was held within the hotel and again weights were bang on target.
Despite the upset stomachs yesterday, the food is of a high standard and mainly traditional Indian food with some European items thrown in. The Boxers are coping well with the change of food and there is plenty of fresh fruit available to them too.
Colin McEwen, the team manager will be sending on more photos from the event and these will be posted as soon as they are received.
News from 09 March 2010 in Delhi
The team had a training session organised in the morning at the Competition venue but this was cancelled by event security. This was no bad thing as most of the boxers were complaining of an upset stomach after breakfast.
A training session was held in the evening and all the boxers took part. This was very beneficial and all the boxers worked extremely hard.
Weights were taken before and after training and they were all satisfactory.
Adrian Lear of the Metropolitan Police, and part of the security team working with Indian authorities on the 2010 Commonwealth Games, was also in touch with Colin McEwan to see if he could attend some of the boxing. He will also take the opportunity to address the boxers on security matters.
Andy Caulfield has also arrived safely and overall the team is in good spirits.
The programme for the second Scottish Senior Championship Semi Finals that will be held at the Time Capsule, Coatbridge is available for download in the documents section.
The above poster has been produced for the series of National Championship events at the Time Capsule in Coatbridge. The full address of the venue is 100 Buchanan Street, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ML5 1DL and its website address is www.thetimecapsule.info.
The poster can also be downloaded from the documents section.