August 29, 2011

A team of five boxers will take on World’s top boxing nations at this year’s AIBA Elite Men World Championships, which are being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from September 22 to October 8.

The boxers selected are as follows:

52kg – Kenny Lally (British Columbia)

60kg – Alex Rynn (Alberta)

64kg – Yves Ulysse Jr (Quebec)

69kg – Custio Clayton (Halifax)

91kg – Samir El Mais (Ontario)

The Boxing Team will be supported by Adrian Teodorescu, Sylvain Gagnon and Daniel Trepanier.

As part of the preparation for the AIBA Elite Men World Boxing Championships in Baku, the team is participating in a preparatory training camp from September 8 to September 21 in Germany.

Nikolaev Cup Team Announced

Eight Canadian boxers have been selected to be part in the forthcoming Nikolaev City Cup in Nikoalev, Ukraine, (4 – 11 September 2011).

The team includes the two times World Champion Ariane Fortin and the 2010 Pan-American Women Championships silver medalist McKenzie Wright.

The boxers selected are as follows:

48kg McKenzie Wright (Ontario)
51kg Jackie Lachapelle (Ontario)
54kg Vicky Pelletier (Quebec)
57kg Melissa Guillemette (Quebec)
69kg Susan Haas (Alberta)
75kg Ariane Fortin (Quebec)

The Boxing Team will be supported by Laszlo Marien and Jill Perry.

August 17, 2011

Commonwealth Youth Games Team Announced

Boxing Canada is delighted to announce five Youth Boxers have been named as part of a strong Canadian Youth Team that will travel to Isle of Man for the 4th Commonwealth Youth Games which take place from the 7th-12th September 2011.

The boxers selected are as follows:

49kg – Brody Pigeon (Saskatchewan)

56kg – Jessy Brown (British Columbia)

60kg – David Theroux (Quebec)

69kg – Luis Valdivia (Ontario)

75kg – Cody Crowley (Ontario)

The Boxing Team will be supported by Bob Pegues and Pat Lafleur.

Around 1000 athletes coming from different Commonwealth countries, aged between 13-18 years, will compete for in all seven sports on the programed: Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rugby 7s, and Swimming.