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Wyatt Sanford wins international boxing competition

The Kennetcook resident, who's fighting his way toward the 2020 Olympics, pocketed a gold medal at the Haringey Boxing Cup in London.
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Boxer Wyatt Sanford, shown training in a file photo, claimed the championship in the 64-kilogram weight class Sunday at the Haringey Boxing Cup in London. (LOCAL XPRESS / File)

Boxer Wyatt Sanford is bringing home a gold medal from London.

Kennetcook's Sanford, fighting his way toward the 2020 Olympics, claimed the championship in the 64-kilogram weight class on Sunday at the Haringey Boxing Cup, defeating Jacob Gabriel of Basingstoke, England on a split decision in the final.

Sanford won his semifinal, stopping Sonny Waghorn of Hoddesdon in the third round.

North Sydney's Josh Prince made it to the final four, losing in the semifinals.

 



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