Jones is crowned European champion

European champion Ebonie Jones  Picture: Paul Jacobs
European champion Ebonie Jones Picture: Paul Jacobs
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Ebonie Jones is the pride of Portsmouth after being crowned European champion.

The Drayton talent, who fights out of Heart of Portsmouth boxing club, outclassed Poland’s Agata Kawecka to claim the prestigious title in Assisi, Italy.

The 16-year-old Charter Academy student recorded a unanimous points victory over her orthodox opponent to become the continent’s best at 50kg.

Golden girl Jones adds European Championship glory to an already impressive CV including EU Championships and Nations’ Cup titles as well as a World Championship bronze medal.