The information of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II of England despatched shockwaves world wide on Thursday. Her demise was introduced within the midst of worldwide unhappiness for one of the distinguished historic figures of the modern period.
The World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) regrets the delicate loss and embraces the English individuals right now.
Aged 96 on the time of her passing and with a reign that spanned 70 years, the Queen was at all times acknowledged for her kindness, her concern for World Peace and for having contributed in each area during which she had the chance to take action.
Sport was no exception, as she participated in numerous occasions all through her life, adorned many athletes, together with boxers, and was at all times near the self-discipline.
We bear in mind episodes reminiscent of when she knighted the previous world champion, Henry Cooper, in 2000 and in addition the popularity she gave to the previous fighter John H. Stracey as a member of the British Empire a couple of months in the past.
The Queen acquired many nationwide delegations to the Olympic Video games and at all times acknowledged the worth of sportsmen and ladies’s illustration. She additionally met Anthony Joshua in 2020 when he was WBA world champion.
The pioneer group, like the remainder of the world, is shocked by the information and sends its phrases of condolence to The Royal Household, mates and all of the individuals represented by the monarch.