Latest news from Delhi on 15.03.2010
ABS has received fantastic news from Delhi that Callum Johnston has won his first fight in the 81kg category at the Federation Championships.
Callum was boxing Rodney Prosper from Mauritius;
Round 1 – Callum takes and early lead with two great shots 2-0
Round 2 – Callum receives a warning and his opponent makes a strong comeback scorring twice 2-2
Round 3 – Callum pulls out all the stops with his opponent receiving two standing counts and a final score of 7-2 to Callum.
This result means that Callum will be competing for Gold in the final against Dinesh Kumar of India 17th March. We wish Callum all the best for this and Hope that he strikes gold.
91 kg Stephen Simmons v’s Elli Agobi Kenya
Round 1 – Stephen started well but his opponent struck with a powerful shot and Stephen received a standing Count his opponent scored with another two good shots before Stephen replied 3 – 1.
Round 2 – both Boxers landed solid shots but the round ended with Stephen down 5 – 3.
Round 3 – An outstanding round from Agobi sees the Kenyan score 6 points and land some heavy shots. Final result 9-3 to Elli Agobi.
91+kg Ross Henderson v’s Parmjeet Samota India
Round 1 – Both Boxers were working behind tight guards but Samota managed to score with one heavy shot. Ross received a standing count ending the round 1 – 0 down.
Round 2 – Ross boxed well and was unlucky not to score. However his opponent landed some good shots and Ross received a second standing count score 5 – 1 down.
Round 3 -This round was very close Ross tried hard to get the points required final score 5 – 2.
Ross wins a bronze in the 91+ weight category.