Determination Breeds Success

Photo: Kim is in red and her opponent is in blue – GB Tri nations championships winning gold, 2015.

Kim Shannon

Club – 2nd City abc

Coach – Paddy Farrell

Achievements –

  • National Elite finalist 2015 against team GB Lisa Whiteside current Silver World medallist
  • Selected for a number of assessments
  • Contracted England boxer at 51kg
  • Represented England in the tri nations championships May 2015 winning Gold and becoming the first senior female at 51 kg to achieve this
  • Attended a number of training camps based at the English Institute of Sport sparring and training alongside 2012 Gold Olympic medalist Nicola Adams at GB boxing and other top class athletes
  • Selected to represent England in The Queens Cup Tournament in Germany, October 2015
  • Called up for GB assessments October 2015
  • Selected to represent England on the GB Championship show against team GB Lisa Whiteside again, not getting the decision but putting on a good performance
  • Called up for more GB assessments in January