Lauren Price and pat McCormack have been named best male and female Fighter at rsquo & GB Boxing .
Price was the choice of the coaches in the female category after a great year that saw her win a medal in every tournament.
She began the season by securing a golden medal for Wales at the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast prior to you go onto become the only female fighter out of the GB Boxing squad to secure a medal in both European and World Championships in 2018, winning a bronze in each.
Rob McCracken said: ldquo;Pat and Lauren are extremely champions after their stand out performances in 2018.
“It is a joy to give the award to Lauren after an extraordinary season in that she has announced herself. She has played throughout the last 12 weeks also in my opinion, could have come off with increased from the World Championships where she felt she was unfortunate to not get the decision within her.
“Pat is one and he has had a very good season in. There is still a ton more to come out of him and also the challenge for Pat is to kick-on next season and continue to boost. ”
Eight awards were given out at night in a ceremony sponsored by 1996 Richie Woodhall, Olympic medallist and former WBC Super-middleweight world winner, that currently works as a coaching consultant to GB Boxing.
The city Award, which recognizes the boxer that has been doing most to go to schools and foster the game to teenagers went along to middle-weight Jordan Reynolds. Even the Luton boxer had spent much of 2018 injured, yet he has put out his time of this ring to use visiting schools and community projects in his field and was a deserving winner of this award.
Birtley ABC’after impressing with a golden medal in his first senior international tournament in Belarus in October of this past year s Mark Dickinson was called Best new comer.
The award for Most Improved Boxer went along to Catford’s Ellie Scotney who overcame a longterm trauma to procure a golden medal at the Boxam tournament in Spain and deliver a promising performance in this season ’s Women’s World Boxing Championships in India.
The award for Services to GB Boxing was awarded, Ian Gatt, that manages medical team and the game science that affirms coaches and the boxers. Gatt is now contracted to GB Boxing full-time by the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and spent some time working with the world class performance programme for over nine years since a physiotherapist now as Head of Performance Support.
Rob McCracken added: “The awards are a terrific occasion for your team and it’s an absolute pleasure to find each one of the fighters, trainers and GB Boxing team at the room to celebrate what has been yet another wonderful season for your team.
“It’s pleasing to find that we have some new up-and-coming talents coming into the squad, for example as Sammy Lee, Ebonie Jones and Mark Dickinson, that having decision and effort will have a very bright future.
“once we will begin the process of qualification next season will be a significant year for everyone. We have a great deal of competition for positions and great talent at each weight so it’s a major opportunity for each of the fighters to excel and show. ”