Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Taylor Bevan has won the Great Britain Three Nations Boxing Championship at the Welsh Institute of Sport, Cardiff.
The former Wyvern College pupil represents Wales and trains at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff. This victory comes after a very successful year for Barton Peveril student, who has won 18 out of 19 amateur fights.
The Championship sees the national champions from England, Scotland and Wales contest for the title of Great British Champion. Bevan won his in his category (Under 69kg Youth) beating the Scottish national champion in the Semi-final and the English national champion in the Final.
Following his success Bevan said:
“It felt amazing winning and was a bit of a relief as I’d already beaten the English Champion earlier in the season, so I’m happy I could prove myself again. I stuck to my game plan and came out on top. I’m now moving up a weight class, hopefully building up to the European Championship in September.”
Barton Peveril’s Director of Sport, Luke Hampton said:
“This is a fantastic achievement from Taylor, We cannot wait to see what he accomplishes next!”