Ebonie Jones named in GB squad for World Championships

Ebonie Jones has been named in the Great Britain squad for the forthcoming AIBA Women's Boxing World Championships.

Friday, 26th October 2018, 3:59 pm
Updated Friday, 26th October 2018, 5:05 pm
Former Heart of Portsmouth boxer Ebonie Jones

The 20-year-old has been selected as part of a seven-person line-up for the event in India (November 15-24).

The former Heart of Portsmouth ace, who now competes for the Army, will fight at flyweight (51kg) in New Delhi.

That's despite claiming European Under-22 Championship success at bantamweight earlier this year.

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Jones, from Drayton, is part of the GB podium squad that trains full-time at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

Meanwhile, Heart of Portsmouth's Kerry Davis has been added to the GB training programme.