RCI St. Lucia
posted on July 15, 2014 08:01
2013 champions St. Lucia finished in second place this year one point behind the eventual winners Cayenne/French Guyana at the 2014 Creole Boxing Championships which took place in Guadeloupe and ended Saturday evening.
Cayenne topped the points standings at the end of the championships with 36pts followed closely by St. Lucia in second place on 35pts. Guadeloupe were third with 30 pts with Martinique in the cellar position on 19 points.
The St. Lucians finished the championships with Four gold medals through Heslie Joseph who had a walk over in the 60 kg lightweight division, Marvin Anthony who won in the 75kg Middleweight novice decision, Joshua Duberry in the 64 kg Lighht welterweight division and Arthur Langelier in the 75kg Middleweight Division.
Langelier was named Boxer of the tournament after two very impressive wins against his opponents.
ST.Lucia gathered six silver medals which went to Travis Maynard ,Dalton George, Miguel Auguste,Lyndell Marcellin,Yahtil Robert and Merlamda st Claire with Ian Auberto a 17 year old newcomer to the team who had an impressive first overseas outing coped the only bronze medal won by a ST.Lucian.
ST.Lucia also copped the Best disciplined team award, with ST.Lucian Referee Cecil Kerr who officiated during the tournament being named best referee.
ST.Lucia team coaches Conrad Fredericks and Jorge Dominguez Gonsalez were named best coaches. The ST.Lucians return home on Tuesday morning after overnighting in Martinique on this evening.
Members of the ST.Lucian Creole Games Boxing team Boxers Lyndell Marcellin, Arthur Langelier along with Ron Bastien and Coach Jorge Dominguez Gonsalez will after their arrival on ST.Lucia leave the next two days after for the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow Scotland. British based Lightheavyweight Ryan Charles will join the party in Scotland to complete the Boxing section of the ST.Lucia team for the Commonwealth games.