19th Oct, 2017

Boxer Lewis Williams caps off a fine season by winning top awards at Clearys Boxing Club

Steve Carpenter 28th Aug, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

HEAVYWEIGHT Lewis Williams capped off a fine season after collecting two awards at Clearys’ annual end of season awards.

The 17-year-old was named the Leamington-based gym’s Best Boxer and he was also voted as the Boxers’ Boxer of the year after an impressive season which saw him become of the best young boxers in the country.

His accolades include becoming the Central England Champion and he was also a gold medal winner at the prestigious Haringey Cup in London.

His recent exploits have not gone unnoticed at national level too with Williams earning a call-up to the England team program and he is expected to make his international debut for his country in September.

Williams impressed on a recent England training camp and has been selected for to represent them at the World Youth Championships later this year.

Another big winner was youngster Morgan Ansell who was named Boxer of the Year alongside Williams.

Ansell was winner of the English Junior title and like Williams, she has attended various training camps with England.

“Morgan and Lewis jointly won this year’s best boxer as we couldn’t pick a winner,” said coach Edwin Cleary.

“Lewis is a larger than life character and in the gym he’s always there to help anyone

“Morgan has also helped to inspire a ever growing young group of female boxers now getting ready for next season.

The other winner was Danny Quartermaine who was name ‘Most Improved’ boxer as he continues to make a name for himself at amateur level.

In his first season as a senior, the 18-year-old came up against some of the best boxers in the country and narrow missed out on the English title on a split decision.

Quatermaine is also on the England radar having attended several training camps and he will be hoping to continue his development next season in a bid to push for international recognition.

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