Tommy Hawthorn named for Commonwealth Games

Tommy Hawthorn in action

Tommy Hawthorn in action

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Bradford's Tommy Hawthorn has been named in the Team Wales wrestling team for the Commonwealth Games.

The 18-year-old, whose elder brother Brett competed at the 2010 Games in Delhi, will be joined in Glasgow by Craig Pilling, originally from Bolton, Damion Arzu and Sarah Connolly.

Tommy, who is now living in Llangeinor, just north of Bridgend, will take part in the 74kg category.

The younger son of five-time world champion Jimmy, has already won the British junior title, been second in the English Senior Championships and was in the top ten of the European Championships in 2013.

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