South East Wales

Lee Selby's world title boxing win bus tour in Barry

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Media captionHundreds of people attended a presentation ceremony for world champion Lee Selby

An open-top bus tour to celebrate boxer Lee Selby's IBF world featherweight title win has taken place in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Hundreds saw Selby travel through his home town of Barry before he attended a presentation on Barry Island promenade.

The tour started at Tynewydd Road at 12:15 BST and passed through King's Square, Holton Road, Broad Street and Harbour Road, ending at Barry Island.

Selby beat Evgeny Gradovich on 30 May to win the title at London's O2 Arena.

Image caption Lee Selby beat IBF boxer of the year Evgeny Gradovich to win the world featherweight title
Image caption Hundreds turned out to see the 28-year-old boxer
Image caption A question and answer session was held at the end of the tour
Image caption Crowds watched the presentation on Barry Island promenade

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