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Tributes paid to first-class lad and top Torquay boxer Jim Banks – Devon Live

Jim Banks, 73, represented England and gave a future world champion one of the fights of his life

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A boxing club in Torbay has paid tributes to one of its most ‘successful’ former members who has died aged 73.
Torquay boxer Jim Banks – who represented England and gave a future world champion one of the fights of his life – has passed away.
Jim, who was the president of Torbay Amateur Boxing Club (ABC) had sadly been living with cancer.
He was a much-loved character within the club and following his death a spokesperson for Torbay Amateur Boxing Club said: Jim had been a key member at the club…

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