Amateur Boxing Tournament 1953

A grand coronation tournament

By Owen Welch

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owen welch

I took part in this tournament at the Barclay School Stevenage on Friday 5th June 1953.

If my memory serves me right it  was a cold wet  evening and I was first on with no chance to warm up, and losing points. My opponent was in the same prediciment, I might add . As a  consolation, I was presented with a set of Coronation cake forks, which I still have.

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