Kent MP meets Olympic hopefuls

Kent MP Laura Sandys met aspiring Olympians when attending one of their training sessions at the Hornets Boxing Academy in Newington, Ramsgate.

MP Laura boxes clever with Olympic hopefuls

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MP Laura Sandys with the young boxers Credit: Laura Sandys

Kent MP Laura Sandys met aspiring Olympians at one of their training sessions at the Hornets Boxing Academy in Newington, Ramsgate.

After the visit, Laura said: “It was great to visit this relatively new boxing club that has real ambition to develop Olympic champions. The Academy is providing aspiring professional boxers with a place to train as well as coaching.

"They held their first large tournament in Ramsgate a fortnight ago and are hoping to host lots more in the future. It is an exciting project in Newington and I very much hope that in a few years, we may have a boxer from Thanet competing -and winning- an Olympic gold medal."