Your chance to pay tribute to Sir Henry Cooper

Boxing legend and British national treasure Sir Henry Cooper has died, just two days before his 77th birthday.

Sir Henry, a former British heavyweight champion who was known affectionately as Our 'Enry, famously floored Muhammad Ali in 1963.

He twice won BBC Sports Personality of the Year - and remains the only British boxer to win three Lonsdale belts outright.

Tributes have poured in for Sir Henry, who died of heart failure yesterday at his son's house at Oxted in Surrey.

The Cockney was a legend to boxing fans across the whole country and made several visits to Norwich and Norfolk throughout his life.


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We are planning to run out own tribute to the heroic heavyweight tomorrow and would like to hear from you about your memories of Sir Henry.

Did you meet him, or have you got pictures from a meeting with him? Call reporter Peter Walsh on 01603 772436 or email peter.walsh@archant.co.uk

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