World champs are made in Quesada

CHAMPION: Club triumphs at international combat and self defence tournament.

A BOXING team from Quesada have topped an international competition that saw more than 300 athletes participate from different parts of Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the UK, USA and Venezuela.

The European and World Combat and Self Defence Championships were held recently in San Pedro del Pinatar. Team Boxing Quesada from Quesada Fitness Gym: Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Club, triumphed with six competitors becoming five champions and one sub-champion at the tournament, winning everything in which they competed.

Special mention also goes to Craig Vasey who, as well as being crowned Middleweight Full Contact Kick Boxing champion, was awarded the fighter of the whole tournament out of the 300 competitors.

Proud owner of the Quesada Fitness Gym, Vivienne Shepherd said the boxers were going from strength to strength under the expert eye of head coach Santiago Lopez, who also became Heavyweight Full Contact Kick Boxing champion.

Vivienne said the club, “has fulfilled its tag of ‘where champions are made,’ which can now be changed to ‘where national and world champions are made.’”

Other winners included Zhivko Shvterev, Fanny Fanus, Ivo Heredia Oliveria, Salva Costa and David Morlesin from Rojales.

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