Barry McGuigan

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1978

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

colour

Length

01min 38sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

Barry McGuigan returning to Belfast after winning a gold medal in the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

Notes

Barry McGuigan was 17 years old when he competed in the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada. McGuigan won gold with a split-decision victory in the final against a 23 year old Customs Official from Papua New Guinea, Tumat 'The Beast' Sogolik.

Shot List

Aeroplane landing. Northern Ireland Commonwealth team in airport. Interview with boxers including coach Gerry Storey. 01:06 Barry McGuigan speaks.

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