March 5, 2007
Fueling the Gold Rush!
Whitehorse, Yukon – Provincial Champions, Future World Champions and future Olympians gather together in Whitehorse, Yukon this week at the 2007 Canada Games. This year, the National Junior Males Championships will also be held at these games. Our Ontario junior’s are making that mad dash for the gold; a gold medal at this championship opens many international opportunities and a shot at boxing greatness.
Ontario is a very dominant team with a strong core of junior amateur boxers.
The Junior National Team:
51kg Jermaine Badchkam McGrory’s
54kg Eyobe Amberber Border City
57kg Steve Wilcox Steeltown
60kg Zishan Khan Champion
64kg Josh Cameron Border City
69kg Jordan Letestu Bigtyme
75kg Jerome Gabriel Motor City
81kg Colin Fish Motor City
91kg Kyle Matuk Motor City
Team managers, Don Nelson and Robert Wilcox expect the boys to lead the way and bring home some medals for Ontario.
The Canada Games & National Junior Males Championships commence March 4 – March 10, 2007 in Whitehorse, Yukon. The amateur boxing championships will be televised on TSN on March 7 at 12:30pm and on March 9 at 1pm.For day to day results please visit our website at www.boxingontario.com.