Agogo? o-no-no Lowestoft mayor admits to a spelling blunder

The mayor of Lowestoft has admitted a sporting spelling blunder after he presented a coat of arms to Lowestoft Olympic boxer Anthony Ogogo which got his name wrong.

Eagle-eyed readers of the EDP may have seen in yesterday's paper that Nick Webb handed over a coat of arms to the 23-year-old middleweight at his home town parade on Tuesday afternoon which mistakenly called him Anthony Agogo.

Yesterday Mr Webb held his hands up to the mistake and said a new coat of arms had been ordered which would be presented to Mr Ogogo.

The mayor said: 'It was just an error. I have no idea how it happened. Anthony was aware of it and we had laugh and joke about it afterwards.

'It has been rectified.'

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It is claimed that up to 3,500 people gathered in Lowestoft town centre on Tuesday to see the Olympic boxing star show off his bronze medal – before he was handed his rather unusual coat of arms.

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