Stuart Twardzik named Sask Sport Inc. October Athlete of the Month

A member of the Canadian National Junior Boxing Team, Twardzik, 17, won gold at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games held in India last month. To capture first place, he defeated boxers from New Zealand, Wales, and India. Nine boxers competed in his event, while 99 athletes in total participated in the boxing venue at the Games. Twardzik was nominated by Boxing Saskatchewan.

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November 7, 2008