Newport's Olympic hero, Fred Evans on Rotary club duty

South Wales Argus: INVITATION: Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans and coach Tony Borg, who will meet members of the Rotary Club of St Woolos, Newport, next week INVITATION: Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans and coach Tony Borg, who will meet members of the Rotary Club of St Woolos, Newport, next week

 NEWPORT’s Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans will receive a hero’s welcome when he visits a city Rotary Club.

Fred, 21, who trains at St Joseph’s Boxing Club became Wales’ first boxer Olympic silver medallist at the 2012 London Games on Sunday.

Now back in Newport, Mr Evans and his trainer Tony Borg will meet members of the Rotary Club of St Woolas, Newport next week.

During his visit Fred is expected to talk about his training and preparation for the Games as an amateur.

Zou Itani, the club’s president, said: “I am really delighted that Fred has agreed to come to meet our members, especially so soon after returning to Newport with his hard-fought silver medal.

“I am really looking forward to welcoming Fred to our meeting and to hearing how his success was so valiantly achieved.

“I am very grateful to Roy Chambers, chairman of St Joseph’s, for kindly arranging this event for us.”

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6:47pm Fri 17 Aug 12

Keith Barnett says...

Said on the BBC and Wales online that he's from Cardiff?
Said on the BBC and Wales online that he's from Cardiff? Keith Barnett
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