Baku 2015 Meet the Team: Boxing

06 May 2015 / 12:50

With Commonwealth, World and Olympic champions on show, Team GB's boxers will be ones to watch at Baku 2015.

 

 

Harvey Horn

Weight category: 49kg

Age: 19

Home town: Abridge

Twitter: @HarveyHorn

2014 England Elite Boxing Championship winner

 

Muhammad Ali

Weight category: 52kg

Age: 19

Home town: Keighley

Twitter: @maliijnr1996

Team GB bronze medallist at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

 

 

Qais Ashfaq

Weight category: 56kg

Age: 22

Home town: Leeds

Twitter: @Qais_Ashfaq

2014 Commonwealth Games silver medallist

 

Luke McCormack

Weight category: 60kg

Age: 19

Home town: Birtley, Tyne and Wear

Twitter: @luke_mc1

England Boxing Elite Champion 2015

 

 

Sam Maxwell

Weight category: 64kg

Age: 26

Home town: Liverpool

Twitter: @SamMaxwell88

2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist

 

Josh Kelly

Weight category: 69kg

Age: 21

Home town: Sunderland

Twitter: @SpecialK7394

Runner-up in the 2014 England National Boxing Finals

 

 

Antony Fowler

Weight category: 75kg

Age: 24

Home town: Liverpool

Twitter: @afowler06

2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist

 

Joshua Buatsi

Weight category: 81kg

Age: 22

Home town: South Croydon

Twitter: @boxingbuatsi

2014 England Elite Boxing Championship winner

 

 

Joe Joyce

Weight category: 91+kg

Age:  29

Home town: London

Twitter: @JoeJoyce_1

2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist

 

 

Nicola Adams

Weight category: 51kg

Age: 32

Home town: Leeds

Twitter: @NicolaAdams2012

The first ever woman to win Olympic boxing gold

 

Sandy Ryan

Weight category: 64kg

Age: 21

Home town: Derby        

Twitter: @sandyryan93

Fact: 2014 world silver medallist and currently ranked number two in the world

 

 

Savannah Marshall

Weight category: 75kg

Age: 23

Home town: Hartlepool

Twitter: @Smarshall1991

2012 World champion, Britain’s first ever female world boxing champion