Please release for circulation, today as soon as possible. __________________________________   August 11, 2010


For Immediate Release:




Boxing Ontario Elite Females Clean Up at Brazil Tournament.


Congratulations to our elite female team who did a fantastic job in Brazil this week. On Aug 9-11, the female National team travelled to Brazil for the VII Women Continental Boxing Championship.




1. Mckenzie Wright 46kg – SILVER

2. Mandy Bujold 51kg – GOLD

4. Mary Spencer 75kg – GOLD

5. Melinda Watpool 81kg – SILVER


Other Awards:


Team Canada won Runner-Up for Team Results


Mary Spencer won Best Boxer of the Tournament.


Boxing Ontario is the governing body for Amateur Boxing in Ontario.  As such, it is affiliated with the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association (CABA) and the Association International de Boxe Amateur (AIBA). Boxing Ontario was founded in the fall of 1972 and has seen a steady growth over the last 30 years. Currently, Boxing Ontario encompasses more than 80 clubs in 5 regions, 900 competitors and approximately 12,000 more recreational members.



For more information contact:


Matt Kennedy

Executive Director


[email protected]