Torcherbearer Profile: Mick Bromby
Carrying the Flame through: Hull
Carrying the Flame on: 18 June 2012
Mike 's nomination story:
"Mick has been coaching boxing for over 20 years and has produced over 40 championship winners at national, European and international levels in that time, including Luke Campbell who has recently qualified for the 2012 Games.
"Mick has worked with hundreds of youngsters across the city and has changed the lives of so many through providing the ethos of hard work and discipline in a competitive environment. Outside of his coaching and gym work Mick has contributed to the wider community of Hull and, for example, has delivered a Sports Unlimited scheme for women's boxing, which has now become such a success that his club now runs women's only boxing classes.
"Winner of the Hull and East Yorkshire Sporting Heroes award for 2012, Mick is genuinely one of the good guys of sport."