PRESS RELEASE – Two United Kingdom-based boxers have been included in a provisional St. Lucia National Boxing team to continue preparations for St. Lucia’s possible defence of the OECS Boxing championship title here in December.
The United Kingdom based boxers are 64kg lightwelterweight Jacob Gabriel who is yet to represent St. Lucia and 81Kg Light heavyweight Ryan Charles who was named best boxer when St. Lucia won the 2013 OECS Boxing championships here at the Vigie Sports Complex.
The squad also includes two Boxers who will represent St. Lucia at next month’s CAC Games to be held in Vera Cruz Mexico. 64 Kg Lightwelterweight Dalton “The Hurricane “ George and 75 kg Middleweight Migueal Auguste. Also in the squad are 69kg Welterweight Ron Bastien and 60 kg Junior boxer Ian Auberto who will travel to Martinique this weekend for a card being held there Saturday evening.
Accompanying the boxers to Martinique will be coach Conrad Fredericks who recently returned home from a high level boxing coaching course in Mexico and Second Vice President and PRO of the St. Lucia Boxing Association Brian Mc Donald as team Manager.
The most active female boxer in the ST.Lucia Boxing Association’s programme at the moment Merlanda St Claire has also been included in the squad.
The St. Lucia Boxing Association has set December 10th to the 14th for the staging of the 2014 OECS Boxing championship.
The full St. Lucia National Boxing Provisional squad is :
Ryan Charles – United Kingdom
Jacob Gabriel – United Kingdom
Arthur Langelier,Ron Bastien, Lyndell Marcellin, Kyghan Mortley,Dalton George, Travis Maynard, Alex Poyotte, Marvin Anthony,Joshua Duberry, Yenic Leon,Nyran David,Ian Auberto, Adrian Louis, Heslie Joseph,T revon Lynch,Mevon Phillip,Yatil Robert,Alva Monplaisir and lone female Merlanda St Claire.
Coaches: Conrad Fredericks and Jorge Gonzales Dominguez
Team Manager: Brian Mc Donald