Tony Jeffries

Tony Jeffries


  • Date of Birth 02/03/1985
  • Born Sunderland


Sunderland’s Tony Jeffries became the first British light heavyweight to win an Olympic medal in over 60 years when he won bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Tony grew up around the East Herrington area of Sunderland whilst attending Farringdon Community Sports College and began to box aged ten – joining Sunderland Amateur Boxing Club.

He went on to win two Schoolboy titles, two National Boys club titles, Junior A.B.A’s and Senior A.B.A’s before his Olympic medal and turned professional in January 2009, although a hand injury forced him into retirement in 2012.

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