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McCracken buoyed by world silvers for Whiteside and Ryan

They might have fallen just short of gold medals at the Women’s World Boxing Championships but Britain’s performance director Rob McCracken insi...

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THE OLYMPIC ROUND UP: A WEEK IN REVIEW

Karen Carney insists England will come back stronger after they fell to a 3-0 defeat against two-time world champions Germany at Wembley on Sund...

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Whiteside and Ryan guaranteed World Boxing medals

She may have guaranteed herself at least a bronze medal at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju Island but Great Britain’s Lisa W...

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British Lionhearts set for World Series of Boxing return

Great Britain’s Rio 2016 Olympic boxing hopefuls have been boosted by the news that a British Lionhearts team will re-enter the World Series of ...

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Marshall aiming to use Worlds as springboard to Rio 2016

Savannah Marshall admits she will already have one eye on Rio 2016 as she enters the ring to defend her middleweight title at the forthcoming Wo...

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Biography

Bradley Saunders made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He competed in the boxing in the Light-welterweight category. Saunders beat Alexis Vastine of France 30-13 in the quarter-final but lost out 16-8 to Gennady Kovalev RUS in the semi-final. At the 2009 European Union Championships in Odense, Saunders won gold, beating former World Championships bronze medallist Gyula Kate of Hungary along the way. Prior to the 2009 World Championships in Milan, Saunders broke his left thumb and was left unable to compete. Saunders began boxing at Durham Boxing Club when he was seven years old. In 2007, Saunders claimed a bronze medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Chicago to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. At the first AIBA Presidents Cup in May 2008 in Taiwan, Saunders beat 2007 All-African Games Champion Bwalya Hastings (ZAM) 11-9 on points in the final to take the title