Sports

Boxer wins at Golden Gloves

Trainer Don Arnott celebrates with Ross Walker after the Nanaimo boxer won his division at the B.C. Golden Gloves in Langley last week. - Photo submitted
Trainer Don Arnott celebrates with Ross Walker after the Nanaimo boxer won his division at the B.C. Golden Gloves in Langley last week.
— image credit: Photo submitted

A Nanaimo boxer executed his game and won gold.

Ross Walker of Tomari Boxing and Kickboxing club won his 154-pound division at the B.C. Golden Gloves championships in Langley on Friday.

Walker defeated his opponent, Vancouver pugilist Karen Vrar, in a four-round split decision.

The Nanaimo fighter had qualified for the event by winning at the B.C. Silver Gloves earlier this summer at the same Langley venue.Walker defeated Vancouver’s Manny Dhillon at that event.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Artist reflects on her time in the Harbour City
 
Bulldogs bowl over opposition
 
Riders prep for track nationals with workouts at Colwood velodrome
Preview: Vancouver Canucks face Brodeur - or Schneider - in New Jersey
 
Royals practice and play on Sooke Ice
 
Spartans fall flat in last game of the season
Badminton awards netted out in Alberni
 
Canada’s best golfers coming to QB
 
PGOSA members inspirational

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.