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Grant takes Scottish Novice Championship gold as Highland Boxing Academy equal competition record


By Andrew Henderson

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Adam Grant won a record-equalling fifth Scottish Novice Championships gold medal for Highland Boxing Academy – having made his competitive debut in the competition.

Grant’s final was squeezed out of the schedule for the tournament down in Ravenscraig last month, only just taking place last week.

Adam Grant won a gold medal in his delayed Scottish Novice Championships final to give Highland Boxing Academy a record-equalling fifth win from one tournament.
Adam Grant won a gold medal in his delayed Scottish Novice Championships final to give Highland Boxing Academy a record-equalling fifth win from one tournament.

But the delay did not affect the 15-year-old from Inverness, as he took the gold by unanimous decision, having overcome a five-fight experience disadvantage – the most possible at novice level.

“Adam was going in as the total underdog, but he had a pretty good first round,” Highland Boxing Academy head coach Liam Foy said.

“I could see in the corner what little adjustments we needed to make tactically, just to totally secure the second and third round.

“Adam was able to make the adjustments and really hammer home the result in the second and third rounds."

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