Fred Evans
Fred Evans
Class: Welterweight
Date of Birth: 4th February 1991
Weight: 69kg
Club: St Josephs, Newport
Home Town: St. Mellons, Cardiff, Wales
Club Coach: Tony Borg
Career Achievements:

2012 Olympic silver medallist
2011 European Champion

Additional Information:
Fred is the 2012 Olympic silver medalist at welterweight and the 2011 European Champion. 

He won the silver at London 2012 with a series of entertaining displays which saw him become a huge favourite of the home crowd and included a superb victory over the current world champion, Taras Shelestyuk from Ukraine in the semi-final. 

Fred was also part of the British Lionhearts team which competed in the 2012-13 season of the World Series of Boxing, where he won three out of his four bouts boxing in the 61-73kg middleweight category. 

Fred first visited a boxing club at the age of four and had his first bout as a 10 year old. Identified as a fine talent with renowned ring skills from a young age, he won gold at the European Cadet Championships in Hungary in 2007 and attended the 2008 Beijing Olympics at the aged of 17 as part of the British Olympic Association’s Olympic Ambition Scheme. 

Fred joined the GB Boxing squad in 2009 and was promoted to the Podium squad in March 2010 after an impressive performance at the Commonwealth Boxing Championships in Delhi where he won gold. 

In June 2011, he made history alongside his teammate, Andrew Selby, when they became the first Welshmen for 86 years to win gold at the European Championships in Ankara when he outpointed Mahamed Nurudzinau of Belarus, 15-9, in the final.
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