Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Fona Boty 1989 World Sambo Champion

In 1989 the FIAS World Sambo Championships was in Newark New Jersey USA GB won 2 senior Bronzes with Matthew Clempner and Craig Scott, John Clarke at 16 won a World Cadet Silver. The fighter of the day was GB's Fiona Boty who won the Gold Medal beating 26 stone 6ft 4ins Diane Murrey a Lawyer from New York 12 pts to nil. Fiona weighed 14 stone and stood 5ft 7 ins she was one of my best pupils. When Diane was asked where she trained she replied "I wrestle Bears" she went to become a Pro Wrestler

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