Morecambe’s Nelson Birchall is celebrating after winning the National Junior Championships at 44kg.
The youngster, who trains at Sharpstyle Amateur Boxing Club, Blackpool, defeated Alfie Hedges, of Pinewood, courtesy of a split decision.
Earlier, Birchall had won through to the final by beating John Kerrigan, of Steel City, also by a split decision.
The young boxer will now go forward to a selection camp for England. Birchall is from a boxing family, his brothers William and Leighton also box and his cousin is the WBC International featherweight champion Isaac Lowe.