The Caribbean Boxing Championships is just one days away. Many of St. Lucia’s best local and foreign boxers are fine tuning their craft ahead of the biggest boxing tournament to be hosted right herein St. Lucia.Approximately two hundred boxers from as far north as Haiti and Jamaica, and as far South as Guyana will be in St. Lucia in the up coming days for the greatest show in paradise. St. Lucia’ Sports Online visited the soon to be commissioned Brian Mc Donald Boxing Gym and caught with members of the local training squad.
Among the boxers interviewed was British based St. Lucian Jacob Gabriel of St. Lucian parentage and who will be fighting in the 60kg weight class. He went on to suggest that though the competition will be tough, he is expecting to win a medal. His thoughts are based on the fact that he has boxed with the very best in England chalking up sixty victories from eighty six bouts in the European nation.Jacob Gabriel prides himself as a Vieux Fortian as his Dad is from the sports loving community of Vieux Fort.
The 2017 Caribbean Development Boxing championships gets under way on Wednesday 13th December at the Beausejour Indoor Facility.