Welcome to the CAN Fund Athlete Blog! This is where Canadian Athletes will be posting as they train and prepare to represent Canada on the World Stage! Keep up to date on when and where our athletes are training and competing!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
MARY SPENCER - Boxing
Boxing Canada sent 5 men to compete at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, they are Yves Ulysse Jr (64kg), Alex Rynn (60kg), Custio Clayton (69kg), Samir El Mais (91kg) and Didier Bence (91+kg) The team went 5-5 collectively in the tournament, with Samir El Mais of Windsor, Ontario coming the closest to winning a medal but losing a tough fight to Stephen Simmons of Scotland 7:4 in the quarter-finals. This wraps up the competitive season for the elite men's team. National Championships will be December 5-11 in Quebec City.