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Great Britain Boxing is the team of elite amateur boxers from England, Scotland and Wales which is funded by the National Lottery and is based in the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

GB Boxing
SportBoxing
HeadquartersEnglish Institute of Sport, Sheffield, England
Official website
www.gbboxing.org.uk

The Great British boxing team is split into two squads, the 'Podium' and 'Development', and the concept is that those of the 'Podium' are largely the current Olympians, the more experienced and accomplished of the elite of amateur boxing in Britain. Whereas the Development Squad focuses on developing the future generation of boxers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond. The British Boxing team has emerged as a 'force' in the amateur boxing game in recent years. The sophisticated set-up at the 'amateur' base is supported by a team of world-class nutritionalists, physiotherapists, psychologists as well as a partnership with Soulmate Food.

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Training BaseEdit

The GB Boxing Team are based at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield where they have a state-of-the-art purpose-built boxing gymnasium, opened in 2009.

Olympic GamesEdit

1948 London OlympicsEdit

Date: 1948

Location:   London, England

Participants: 8

Medal Haul: 0 G, 2 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Peter Brander   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 32
Henry Carpenter   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Ron Cooper   ENG Lightweight ROUND OF 16
Jack Gardner   ENG Heavyweight ROUND OF 16
Tommy Proffitt   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
Don Scott   ENG Light Heavyweight SILVER
Max Shacklady   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Johnny Wright   ENG Middleweight SILVER

Coaches:

1952 Helsinki OlympicsEdit

Date: 1952

Location:   Helsinki, Finland

Participants: 10

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Henry Cooper   ENG Light Heavyweight ROUND OF 16
Dai Dower   WAL Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Bernard Foster   ENG Light Middleweight ROUND OF 32
Terence Gooding   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Edgar William Hearn   ENG Heavyweight QUARTER-FINAL
Percival Lewis   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 32
John Patrick Maloney   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 32
Thomas Nicholls   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
Frederick Reardon   ENG Lightweight QUARTER-FINAL
Peter Waterman   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 16

Coaches:

1956 Melbourne OlympicsEdit

Date: 1956

Location:   Melbourne, Australia

Participants: 7

Medal Haul: 2 G, 1 S, 2 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Nicholas Gargano   ENG Welterweight BRONZE
John McCormack   SCO Light Middleweight BRONZE
Richard McTaggart   SCO Lightweight GOLD
Thomas Nicholls   ENG Featherweight SILVER
Ronald Redrup   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Owen Reilly   SCO Bantamweight QUARTER-FINAL
Terence Spinks   ENG Flyweight GOLD

Coaches:

1960 Rome OlympicsEdit

Date: 1960

Location:   Rome, Italy

Participants: 5

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 3 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Thomas Dave   ENG Heavyweight QUARTER-FINAL
William Fisher   SCO Light Middleweight BRONZE
Jimmy Lloyd   ENG Welterweight BRONZE
Richard McTaggart   SCO Lightweight BRONZE
Johnny Ould   ENG Light Heavyweight ROUND OF 32

Coaches:

1964 Tokyo OlympicsEdit

Date: 1964

Location:   Tokyo, Japan

Participants: 8

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Jimmy Dunne   ENG Lightweight ROUND OF 16
John McCluskey   SCO Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Richard McTaggart   SCO Light Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Brian Packer   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
William Robinson   ENG Light Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Ronald Smith   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 32
William Stack   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Michael Varley   ENG Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL

Coaches:

1968 Mexico City OlympicsEdit

Date: 1968

Location:   Mexico City, Mexico

Participants: 2

Medal Haul: 1 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Eric Blake   ENG Light Middleweight QUARTER-FINAL
Chris Finnegan   ENG Middleweight GOLD

Coaches:

1972 Munich OlympicsEdit

Date: 1972

Location:   Munich, West Germany

Participants: 8

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 3 B

'Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Neville Cole   ENG Lightweight ROUND OF 32
Ralph Evans   WAL Light Flyweight BRONZE
Maurice Hope   ENG Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL
William Knight   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Alan Minter   ENG Light Middleweight BRONZE
Maurice O'Sullivan   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 32
William Taylor   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 32
George Turpin   ENG Bantamweight BRONZE

Coaches:

1976 Montreal OlympicsEdit

Date: 1976

Location:   Montreal, Canada

Participants: 6

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Patrick Cowdell   ENG Bantamweight BRONZE
Robert Davies   ENG Light Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Colin Jones   WAL Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Charlie Magri   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Clinton McKenzie   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 16
David Odwell   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16

Coaches:

1980 Moscow OlympicsEdit

Date: 1980

Location:   Moscow, Russia

Participants: 9

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Joseph Frost   ENG Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL
George Gilbody   ENG Lightweight QUARTER-FINAL
Raymond Gilbody   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 16
Peter Hanlon   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 16
Gerard Hawkins   ENG Light Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Mark Kaylor   ENG Middleweight QUARTER-FINAL
Keith Wallace   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Tony Willis   ENG Light Welterweight BRONZE
Nick Wilshire   ENG Light Middleweight QUARTER-FINAL

Coaches:

1984 Los Angeles OlympicsEdit

Date: 1984

Location:   Los Angeles, United States

Participants: 11

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Pat Clinton   SCO Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Ricky Coleman   ENG Light Flyweight QUARTER-FINAL
Rod Douglas   ENG Light Middleweight QUARTER-FINAL
Alex Dickson   SCO Lightweight ROUND OF 16
David Griffiths   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Michael Hughes   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 32
John Hyland   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
Brian Schumacher   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 32
Kevin Taylor   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 16
Robert Wells   ENG Super Heavyweight BRONZE
Anthony Wilson   ENG Light Heavyweight QUARTER-FINAL

1988 Seoul OlympicsEdit

Date: 1988

Location:   Seoul, South Korea

Participants: 8

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Henry Akinwande   ENG Super Heavyweight ROUND OF 16
David Anderson   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 16
Michael Devanney   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
Mark Elliott   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 32
Mark Epton   ENG Light Flyweight ROUND OF 32
Charles Kane   ENG Lightweight QUARTER-FINAL
John Lyon   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 32
Richie Woodhall   ENG Light Middleweight BRONZE

Coaches:

1992 Barcelona OlympicsEdit

Date: 1992

Location:   Barcelona, Spain

Participants: 7

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Brian Carr   SCO Featherweight ROUND OF 32
Robert Clarke   ENG Lightweight ROUND OF 32
Adrian Dodson   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Paul Ingle   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 16
Paul Lawson   ENG Heavyweight ROUND OF 32
Robin Reid   ENG Light Middleweight BRONZE
Rowan Williams   ENG Light Flyweight QUARTER-FINAL

1996 Atlanta OlympicsEdit

Date: 1996

Location:   Atlanta, United States

Participants: 2

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
David Burke   ENG Featherweight ROUND OF 32
Fola Okesola   ENG Heavyweight ROUND OF 32

Coaches:

2000 Sydney OlympicsEdit

Date: 2000

Location:   Sydney, Australia

Participants: 2

Medal Haul: 1 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Courtney Fry   ENG Light Heavyweight ROUND OF 32
Audley Harrison   ENG Super Heavyweight GOLD

Coaches:

  •   Ian Irwin
  •   Kelvyn Travis

2004 Athens OlympicsEdit

Date: 2004

Location:   Athens, Greece

Participants: 1

Medal Haul: 0 G, 1 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Amir Khan   ENG Lightweight SILVER

Coaches:

  •   Terry Edwards

2008 Beijing OlympicsEdit

Date: 2008

Location:   Beijing, China

Participants: 8

Medal Haul: 1 G, 0 S, 2 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
James DeGale   ENG Middleweight GOLD
Frankie Gavin   ENG Lightweight WITHDREW
Tony Jeffries   ENG Light Heavyweight BRONZE
Joe Murray   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 32
David Price (c)   ENG Super Heavyweight BRONZE
Billy Joe Saunders   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Bradley Saunders   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 16
Khalid Yafai   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 16

Coaches:

  •   Nigel Davies
  •   Terry Edwards
  •   Dave Pocknall

2012 London OlympicsEdit

Date: 2012

Location:   London, England

Participants: 10

Medal Haul: 3 G, 1 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Nicola Adams   ENG Flyweight GOLD
Luke Campbell   ENG Bantamweight GOLD
Fred Evans   WAL Welterweight SILVER
Natasha Jonas   ENG Lightweight QUARTER-FINAL
Anthony Joshua   ENG Super Heavyweight GOLD
Savannah Marshall   ENG Middleweight QUARTER-FINAL
Anthony Ogogo   ENG Middleweight BRONZE
Andrew Selby   WAL Flyweight QUARTER-FINAL
Tom Stalker (c)   ENG Light Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL
Josh Taylor   SCO Lightweight ROUND OF 16

Coaches:

  •   Dave Alloway
  •   Lee Pullen
  •   Paul Walmsley

2016 Rio OlympicsEdit

Date: 2016

Location:   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Participants: 9

Medal Haul:

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Galal Yafai   ENG Light Flyweight
Muhammad Ali   ENG Flyweight
Qais Ashfaq   ENG Bantamweight
Joseph Cordina   WAL Lightweight
Josh Kelly   ENG Welterweight
Antony Fowler   ENG Middleweight
Joshua Buatsi   ENG Light Heavyweight Bronze
Lawrence Okolie   ENG Heavyweight
Joe Joyce   ENG Super Heavyweight Silver
Nicola Adams   ENG Flyweight Gold

Coaches:

  •   Dave Alloway
  •   Lee Pullen
  •   Paul Walmsley

World ChampionshipsEdit

1974 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1974

Location:   Havana, Cuba

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1978 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1978

Location:   Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1982 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1982

Location:   Munich, West Germany

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1986 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1986

Location:   Reno, United States

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1989 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1989

Location:   Moscow, Soviet Union

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1991 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1991

Location:   Sydney, Australia

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1993 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1993

Location:   Tampere, Finland

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1995 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1995

Location:   Berlin, Germany

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1997 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1997

Location:   Budapest, Hungary

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

'Coaches:

1999 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 1999

Location:   Houston, United States

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Keith Evans   WAL Heavyweight BRONZE

'Coaches:

2001 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2001

Location:   Belfast, Northern Ireland

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 1 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Carl Froch   ENG Middleweight BRONZE
David Haye   ENG Heavyweight SILVER

Coaches:

2003 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2003

Location:   Bangkok, Thailand

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Coaches:

2005 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2005

Location:   Mianyang, China

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Neil Perkins   ENG Welterweight BRONZE

Coaches:

2007 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2007

Location:   Chicago, United States

Participants:

Medal Haul: 1 G, 0 S, 2 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Frankie Gavin   ENG Lightweight GOLD
Joe Murray   ENG Bantamweight BRONZE
Bradley Saunders   ENG Light Welterweight BRONZE

Coaches:

2009 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2009

Location:   Milan, Italy

Participants:

Medal Haul: 0 G, 0 S, 0 B

Boxers:

Coaches:

2011 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2011

Location:   Baku, Azerbaijan

Participants: 13

Medal Haul: 0 G, 3 S, 1 B

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Luke Campbell   ENG Bantamweight SILVER
Scott Cardle   ENG Welterweight ROUND OF 64
Joe Cordina   WAL Lightweight ROUND OF 64
Charlie Edwards   ENG Light Flyweight ROUND OF 64
Anthony Joshua   ENG Super Heavyweight SILVER
Fred Evans   WAL Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL
Sean McGoldrick   WAL Bantamweight ROUND OF 64
Anthony Ogogo   ENG Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Andrew Selby   WAL Flyweight SILVER
Tom Stalker   ENG Light Welterweight BRONZE
Josh Taylor   SCO Light Welterweight ROUND OF 64
Martin J Ward   ENG Lightweight ROUND OF 32
Khalid Yafai   ENG Flyweight QUARTER-FINAL

Coaches:

2013 World Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2013

Location:   Almaty, Kazakhstan

Participants: 13

Medal Haul:

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Jack Bateson   ENG Light Flyweight ROUND OF 32
Warren Baister   ENG Heavyweight ROUND OF 64
Aston Brown   SCO Middleweight ROUND OF 16
Joe Cordina   WAL Lightweight ROUND OF 32
Charlie Edwards   ENG Flyweight ROUND OF 32
Fred Evans   WAL Welterweight QUARTER-FINAL
Anthony Fowler   ENG Middleweight BRONZE
Joe Joyce   ENG Super Heavyweight ROUND OF 32
Sam Maxwell   ENG Light Welterweight ROUND OF 64
Sean McGoldrick   WAL Bantamweight ROUND OF 64
Andrew Selby   WAL Flyweight
Josh Taylor   SCO Light Welterweight ROUND OF 32
Gamal Yafai   ENG Bantamweight ROUND OF 64

Coaches:

European ChampionshipsEdit

2011 European Amateur Boxing ChampionshipsEdit

Date: 2011

Location:   Ankara, Turkey

Participants:

Medal Haul:

Boxers:

Boxer Nationality Weight Result
Aston Brown   SCO Middleweight
Luke Campbell   ENG Bantamweight
Scott Cardle   ENG Welterweight
Charlie Edwards   ENG Light Flyweight BRONZE
Fred Evans   WAL Welterweight
Anthony Joshua   ENG Super Heavyweight
Obed Mbwakongo   ENG Light Heavyweight
Sean McGoldrick   WAL Bantamweight
Anthony Ogogo   ENG Middleweight
Danny Price   ENG Heavyweight
Andrew Selby   WAL Flyweight GOLD
Tom Stalker   ENG Light Welterweight SILVER
Josh Taylor   SCO Lightweight
Martin J Ward   ENG Lightweight
Khalid Yafai   ENG Flyweight

Coaches:

British LionheartsEdit

The British Lionhearts represent Great Britain in the World Series of Boxing. Founded in 2012, the Lionhearts competed in the 2012–13 season of WSB, reaching the quarter-finals where they were defeated by Mexico Guerreros. However, they didn't enter in the following season.

Current squadEdit

Men:

49 kg   Galal Yafai

49 kg   Harvey Horn

52 kg   Muhammad Ali

52 kg   Jack Bateson

56 kg   Qais Ashfaq

56 kg   Sean McGoldrick

56 kg   Peter McGrail

60 kg   Joe Cordina

60 kg   Luke McCormack

64 kg   Pat McCormack

64 kg   Abdullahi Dable

69 kg   Cyrus Pattinson

69 kg   Josh Kelly

69 kg   Ekow Essuman

75 kg   Antony Fowler

75 kg   Troy Williamson

81 kg   Joshua Buatsi

91 kg   Lawrence Okolie

91+kg   Frazer Clarke

91+kg   Joe Joyce

Women:

52 kg   Nicola Adams

52 kg   Lisa Whiteside

60 kg   Chantelle Cameron

60 kg   Sandy Ryan

75 kg   Savannah Marshall

75 kg   Natasha Gale