Jack Denahy continues to rack up achievements when he is abroad at the 2019 AIBA world boxing championships.
Denahy, 20, has secured one of five Sport Australia Hall of Fame scholarships, which will see him paired with a mentor athlete to help his development.
The Ballarat boxer has been paired with Australian squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald, who he spoke glowing of in a media release.
"This opportunity means the world to me," he said."
I am truly grateful for the opportunity from the Sport Australia Hall of FameJack Denahy
"Having access to the valuable experience of a sporting great such as Sarah Fitz-Gerald will help me build my career in ways I can't begin to imagine."
Fitz-Gerald, a seven-time team world championship gold medalist and Commonwealth Games gold medal winner spoke highly of Denahy when asked about the prospects of mentoring the young star.
"I feel really honoured to be asked to mentor Jack," she said.
"His mother and I have been great friends since we were kids... to watch her son grow up, make decisions which has led him down this path with sport and now to see him achieving so much and working so hard gives me a huge thrill."
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