Team GB boxer made MBE says late grandfather would have been ‘more than proud’

Lauren Price is to be made an MBE after winning gold in the women’s middleweight final via a unanimous decision in the Tokyo Games.

Team GB boxer made MBE says late grandfather would have been ‘more than proud’

Team GB’s Olympic boxing champion Lauren Price has said her late grandfather would have been the “proudest man in the valleys” after her inclusion in the New Year Honours list.

Price is to be made an MBE after winning gold in the women’s middleweight final via a unanimous decision in the Tokyo Games.

The 27-year-old from Wales said it was an “absolute honour and privilege” as she paid tribute to the upbringing provided by her grandparents, who raised her.

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Lauren Price told of her “absolute honour and privilege” (Adam Davy/PA)
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Day Sixteenth
Lauren Price took home the gold medal following a unanimous decision win (Adam Davy/PA)
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