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Ashley Williams "proud" of bronze medal

Wales boxer Ashley Williams says that he was "very proud" to have won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Wales boxer Ashley Williams has said that he is "very proud" to have won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games this summer.

Williams was eliminated in the semi-final of the light-flyweight division by Devendro Laishram, but had already secured a bronze in his division.

"I am very proud of what I have done here in these Games. I have only been about for a couple of years. I will come back and I will be better and stronger," he told Sports Mole.

"Maybe next Games you will see me again and I will hopefully bring home a gold next time."

Williams also revealed his plans for the immediate future.

"I will have a bit of relax. I will go back to work, back to the army, back to doing my normal job, but I will be training back in the gym after I have had a good break. I need a good break and then we will see what happens from then," he added.

"Hopefully I have proved enough in these Games to step up to podium on GB and be a full-time athlete like the rest of the Team GB boys. All I want to do is win medals."

Williams's opponent Laishram will meet Paddy Barnes in the final on Saturday.

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Paddy Barnes of Ireland looks on during his bout against Devendro Singh Laishram of India during the Men's Light Fly (49kg) Boxing quarterfinals on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012
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