Boxer wins at Golden Gloves

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

Trainer Don Arnott celebrates with Ross Walker after the Nanaimo boxer won his division at the B.C. Golden Gloves in Langley last week.

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.

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