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Olympic Gold Medal and MBE Stolen from Former Super Middleweight World Champion James DeGale in Euro 2020 Final | UK News

Former world champion boxer James DeGale said his “prize goods” were stolen from his parents’ house during the Euro 2020 final.

The two-time super middleweight world champion posted photos and video on Instagram of a man in black, face covered, walking to a door of the house before covering a CCTV camera.

He said the intruder stole his Olympic gold medal and MBE while England played against Italy in the Euro 2020 final.

In the message, he said: “My parents’ house was broken into last night as our boys were trying to bring it home!

“He took two of my possessions, my Olympic gold medal and my MBE.

“They are worth nothing to anyone but me and these are two accomplishments that I cherish in my boxing career. I am drained and I need my medals back.”

He then appealed for anyone with information to report them.

Former WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew was one of the first to respond to DeGale’s post by responding with a rat emoji.

DeGale won middleweight gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, then won the IBF super middleweight title twice, making him the first-ever British Olympic boxer to turn professional and win a world title.

He received the Queen’s MBE for his Olympic victory, as he was the only member of the 2008 boxing team to return with a gold medal.

He retired in February 2019 after losing in points to Chris Eubank Jr at the O2 Arena.

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This notice was published: 2021-07-12 18:11:00

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