Anthony Joshua to remain an amateur

Joshua to remain an amateur
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Anthony Joshua, Britain's super-heavyweight boxing gold medallist, insists that he is not thinking about turning professional.

Anthony Joshua, Britain's super-heavyweight boxing gold medallist, has insisted that he wants to become world amateur champion before considering entering the professional game.

The 22-year-old has also admitted that he does not want to be surrounded by 'hype' throughout his career.

"I'd like to become world amateur champion before I go professional. If fame comes I'm going to be ok with it, but I don't want to be hyped up and made out to be something I'm not," he told reporters.

"I look at great amateur champions like Lomachenko and how he just goes out there and gets the job done every time, and that's the kind of attitude I want to have."

Joshua beat Roberto Cammarelle of Italy in the final.

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