Congratulations to Year 11 TBS student Mark Benham, who has won silver for England at the Great Britain Junior and Youth Finals, held in Cardiff this past weekend. According to reports from the event, Mark was incredibly unfortunate not to come away with the gold medal, having lost the bout on a split decision to the Scottish representative. What an incredible achievement for Mark, to represent his country and gaina silver medal – a huge congratulations from us all at The Blandford School.
Mark qualified to represent England at this event after becoming the National Boxing Champion back in March, winning the Junior Male >66kg Category. Mark trains locally at The Blandford Amateur Boxing Club. For the full story on Mark’s National Championship win – please visit the link below: