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January 28, 2008

For Immediate Release:



This past weekend boxers from all over Canada met in Windsor for the 2008 Cadet C & Junior Nationals. This 4-day tournament also featured the Senior Open Final Team Selection (FTS).

The tournament played host to over 100 live bouts. New national champions were crowned as well as hard fought titles reclaimed. See below for official results.

Ontario is especially proud of its Senior Female boxers; who claimed 8 out of 13 spots on the National team. This is the most number of Ontario females that have represented on a national team. The FTS determines the final roster for the National Team. Males and Females that get short listed are able to compete for Canada at an international level.

2008 Cadet C National Champions


48kg Heather McIsaac – Bigtyme (Orangeville)
52kg Shelby Bialkowski – Border City (Windsor)


39kg Bradley Wilcox – Steeltown (Hamilton)
41kg Varun Thapar – Below the Belt (Mississauga)
46kg Justin Hocko – East Windsor (Windsor)
48kg Colton Lormand – Bigtyme (Orangeville)
70kg Liam McIntyre – Bigtyme (Orangeville)

Junior National Champions


46kg Kassie O’Reilly – Steeltown (Hamilton)
60kg Jessamine Hunsdale – Loh – The Whip (Kitchener)
70kg Jessica McRae – Windsor Amateur (Windsor)


57kg Steven Wilcox – Steeltown (Hamilton)
60kg Ron Makavoz – Atlas (Toronto)
69kg Ben Shamoon – The Whip (Kitchener)
81kg Colin Fish – Motor City (Oshawa)
91kg Edvin Ghahramanyan – European (Toronto)
91+kg Johnny Rill – Motor City (Oshawa)


2008 Senior National Champions


48kg Jackie Park – Steeltown (Hamilton)
50kg Mandy Bujold – Waterloo (Kitchener)
60kg Jennifer McConnell – Windsor Amateur (Windsor)
63kg Katie Dunn – Border City (Windsor)
66kg Mary Spencer – Windsor Amateur (Windsor)
75kg Amber Konikow – ONTC (Sudbury)
80kg Melinda Watpool – Tiller’s (Ajax)
86kg Aimee Willimot – KAYO (Chatham)


48kg Philip Butler – McGrory’s (Hamilton)
54kg Isho Shiba – McGrory’s (Hamilton)
60kg Ibrahim Kamal – Cabbagetown (Toronto)
69kg Adam Trupish – Windsor Amateur (Windsor)
81kg Steve Franjic – Bigtyme (Orangeville)