RCI St. Lucia
posted on March 31, 2014 07:06
Host Country ST. Lucia emerged champions of the ST. Lucia International Triangular Goodwill Tournament which was completed her last evening at the Vigie Multipurpose Sports Complex.
The ST. Lucians finished with three gold medals, two silver medals and four bronze medals for 17 pts, Guyana were second with 8 pts collecting two gold medals and one silver with Martinique in third with two silvers and two bronze medals.
The Gold medal winners for ST. Lucia were 64kg Lightwelterweight Lyndell “the Russian” Marcellin who was named Boxer of the tournament after three impressive wins against Burt Braithwaite of Guyana on each night of the tournament, 81 KG Lightheavyweight Novice, Traffic Officer Yatil Roberts and 64 kg Lightwelterweight Junior Adrian Brad Louis. Guyanese Delorne Charles in the 56kg Bantamweight Division and Ron Smith in the 69 kg Welterweight Division also won gold in the tournament.
Boxer of the Tournament Lyndell ” the Russian” Marcellin speaking to reporters after the tournament says lots of hard work in preparation for the tournament brought him victory against an opponent he knew very well.
Meanwhile ST. Lucia Amateur Boxing Association President David “Shakes” Christopher says he was impressed with the three nights of Boxing action.