Duo eye GB call-ups

TWO local boxers could be selected for the Great Britain squad after being invited to assessment camps.

Heckmondwike’s Cory O’Regan and Ismail Khan, who fights out of the KBW club in Dewsbury, both caught the eye of GB scouts with impressive performances at the English National Championships last month.

The pair both reached the final of their weight division and finished as runners up at the tournament in Liverpool.

For 18-year-old Khan, a student at Bradford College and part of the college’s elite boxing programme, the GB invitation comes early in his senior career.

“It has been an amazing start to my first year as a senior and it's only getting better,” he said.

“I will perform to the best of my ability, which will hopefully result in me getting a place on Team GB.

“Busy times ahead and I am more than ready.”

Before the GB camp in June, Khan and O’Regan, who represents the Bradford Police and Boxing Club, will both compete for England in the Three Nations.

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