Blast from the past: Birkett captures world K1 marathon crown

07 September 2021 - 19:36

Today in SA sports history: September 8

1952 — Jake Tuli wins the Commonwealth flyweight crown as he stops experienced Teddy Gardner in the 12th round of their bout in Newcastle, England. The South African was engaging in only his 11th professional bout and in his first in Britain. Gardner, a veteran of 65 fights by then, quit afterwards. ..

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