Luke Campbell targets Olympic gold at London 2012

Luke Campbell
Campbell could be East Yorkshire's first Olympic medallist since 1984

Bantamweight Luke Campbell has set his sights on winning Olympic gold at London 2012 after taking silver at the World Amateur Boxing Championships.

The Hull boxer, 24, booked his place at the Games by reaching the last eight of the championships in Azerbaijan.

He told BBC Look North: "I'm over the moon with silver but a little bit gutted being so close to gold.

"By the time 2012 comes at the London Olympics I'm going to better that silver and get the gold."

Campbell showed off his medal to his fellow boxers at St Paul's Gym, in Hull, on Monday following his return home.

His coach Mick Bromby said: "He wants to achieve and he doesn't feel he's achieved yet. He needs to build and the gold will be there."