The Boxing Club of Sherbrooke (CBS) will be four fighters in Quebec City this week as part of the Canadian Olympic Boxing Championship, for youth, junior and senior.
Four pugilists Sherbrooke, one has already been crowned champion without having to put the gloves. Thus, Naomie Pelletier, in 64 kg junior, was crowned Canadian champion unopposed.
“We will still enjoy its presence in Quebec to make the boxer, most likely as part of a fight outside the gala against either of these fighters, who are more numerous in 60kg category” explained head coach of CBS, Jean Gauthier, who also acts as head coach of the Québec selection.
Ludrick Caron has been favored by the draw on Tuesday and he will get a bye for the first round in his category of 46 kg. So boxera in the final of his category on Saturday since there are only three boxers in total.
Anne Marcotte, meanwhile, will be challenged in the 48 kg senior girls; although it was also lucky in the draw, which gives him a place in the final, it will have to face experienced opponents. One of the semi-finalists present has 57 fights experience, while the Sherbrooke has only 12.
Nevertheless, strong winning the Silver Gloves in autumn 2014 and the Challenge of Champions, more recently, in February, Anne Marcotte has all the attributes to do well, says Jean Gauthier.
Finally, Marilyne Dallaire, in 51 kg senior girls will have a busy week if it wants to reach the final. It will play at least three matches. And the first will be in contention to face Audrey Bernier.
“It is a struggle to reach, but not a foregone conclusion. She very honest chances and has the qualities to do well this week, “said Jean Gauthier.
This is the first time that the juvenile, junior and senior organize their Canadian finals in one place. Quebec and Ontario have the contingents of the most impressive boxers.