Alf Russell

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Alf Russel

Alf Russel (born: January 25, 1915) was a mid-1930s amateur flyweight boxer from Rotherham, North England. He had been the amateur champion of North England. He was the 1938 ABA flyweight champion and Great Britain's flyweight representitive at the 1936 Olympic Games. Russell lost on points in the opening round to Norway's Asbjørn Berg-Hansen.

He was a member of the first official boxing contest between England and Norway on December 8, 1935 in the Oslo Colosseum; his opponent was Asbjørn Berg-Hansen.

Source: Official Program