18 countries in Eindhoven with excellent boxing13 October 2018
Hamza Mehmood of England sets the pace with excellent movement and fast punching winning over is German opponent Tarik Ibrahim.
The Dutch women did extremely well with an impressive technical performance of Jemyma Betrian and a win for European youth champion Chelsey Heijnen against Russian international Irina Avtina.
The Irish’ impressed with the young Gabriel Dossen, Youth World Championships bronze medallist, who beat 2008 Olympian Swiss Herry Saliku Biembe with an “Ali” like performance.
Most exciting event of the day was powerful performance Bayarkhuu (Mongolia) against Diallo (Belgium). Diallo fought brave but was overpowered by the strong Mongolian in all 3 rounds.
John Marvin of Great Britain and the Phillipines and Artjom Kasparian of the Netherlands boxed the hardest bout of the day. Kasparian’s brave performance against Marvin brought him a split decision win.