Ciureja controversially loses ABA final

23:05 12 April 2014

Eryk Ciureja, ABA Eastern Counties Champion. From the Sparta ABC boxing club March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Eryk Ciureja, ABA Eastern Counties Champion. From the Sparta ABC boxing club March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

Young boxer Eryk Ciureja controversially lost in the final of the ABA Schoolboys under 32.5kg Class A Championships.

The 12 year-old Sparta March ABC boxer lost on a split decision to Patrick McEvoy, of Salisbury, in a thrilling contest in Huddersfield on Saturday.

Coach Matt Lenton said: “Eryk performed extremely well and we all thought he had done enough to win the bout. People thought it was a travesty when the result was announced.

“He is dejected but he did extremely well to get to the final and he has put Sparta ABC on the map.

“We’ve got other boys in competition soon so hopefully they can follow in his footsteps.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn.

An appeal was launched tonight to identify a man in his 30s who collapsed in a Wisbech park.

16:16
Sanctury housing letter.

Weeks before they were promised their new homes would be ready, angry tenants have been told all bets are off and no date can now be given.

Trophy Winners Back Row Les Mills (Chairman) & Bob Terry (Original Festival Sponsor). Front Row Caden Bradshaw, Jesse Cowles, Aimee Bannon & Ben Jupp.

More than 120 youngsters aged between six and 12 tried their hand at a range of sports at March Town Cricket Club’s Three Day Sports Festival.

Wisbech-based Pike Textiles gave a big send-off to Dave Warby from March when he retired after a remarkable 50 years’ continuous service with the firm.

A textile worker has called it a day after 50 years at a Wisbech firm.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition