GB Boxers prepare for Rio 2016 with Olympic test event

By 4th December 2015News

A team of six GB boxers is competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Test Event, at the Riocentro Pavilion 4 in Rio De Janeiro.

The three-day event is designed to test all of the operations involved in the Olympic competition, as well as helping athletes to acclimatise and enjoy a flavour of Rio.

The draw took place today, with five of the team taking place in quarter finals as follows. Frazer Clarke is also competing at 91kg+.

Quarter finals – 4/12/2015
49kg Galal Yafai v Tomoya Tsuboi (Japan)
51kg Lisa Whiteside v Zhora Ez Zahraoui (Morocco)
60kg Chantelle Cameron v Mailin Barrera (Venezuela)
60kg Luke McCormack v Carlos Balderas (USA)
81kg Joshua Buatsi GBR v Devanshu Jaiswal (India)