A 16-year-old from Belvedere has beaten the odds and been crowned one of the best boxers in England.

Hayley Riddle won under the category of Junior Female 48kg at the end of October.

This is a great achievement considering Belvedere Boxing Club opened just two years ago.

On October 26, Hayley beat her opponent from Wolverhampton and was crowed the England Boxing National Development Champion

She is the first national champion the club has produced and the first and only national champion in south east London.

A spokesman from the club said: "At the tender age of 16 Hayley is also the club Captain she is really an incredible young lady

"It is a great example for all kids in the local area who are struggling and lacking direction."

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