News BoardMore News

Glasgow 2014 - A Viewing Guide

This evening’s Opening Ceremony marks the start of the 20th Commonwealth Games as Glasgow plays host to 11 days of competition across 17 sports....

0 Comments

Full Article

Olympic champion Adams eyeing more history

Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams has her sights set on entering the history books for a second time after being selected for next month’s Co...

0 Comments

Full Article

Countdown to Rio: Summer sports week in review

Chijindu Ujah became the third fastest British sprinter of all-time with an attention grabbing personal best in Holland.

0 Comments

Full Article

Jonas guaranteed European boxing medal, Adams misses out

Natasha Jonas is guaranteed at least a bronze medal after making the semi-finals of the European Women’s Boxing Championships in Bucharest altho...

0 Comments

Full Article

This Week in Olympic Sport: June 3-8

The Hockey World Cup in The Hague takes centre stage in an action-packed week of Olympic sport; we take a look at the next six days.

Engl...

0 Comments

Full Article

Medal Record

Medal Record
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

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